The USVI boys will be competing for 5th place on Feb. 26, 2022, the last day of the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) 2022 North Central America & Caribbean Pre-Qualifying World Junior Tennis (WJT) U-14 Tournament after a 2-1 win against Costa Rica today. The previous best ever finish for a VI team in the World Junior Tennis tournament was 6th place in 2014.
Day 1 – Feb. 21: 0-3 Loss to El Salvador in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.
Day 2- Feb. 22: 3-0 Win against Puerto Rico in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.
Day 3- Feb. 23: 3-0 Win against Suriname in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.
Day 4- Feb. 24: 0-3 Loss to Dominican Republic in 2 singles matches and 1 doubles match.
Day 5- Feb. 25: 2-1 Win against Costa Rica in 1 singles matches and 1 doubles match.
Eventos / Events – Confederacion de Tenis de Cnetroamerica y el Caribe (COTECC)
International Tennis Federation (ITF) Team Event Planner www.cotecc.org.sv
Please note: The results page for day 3 lists Yared Alfred as playing doubles for the VI against Suriname. This is an error. Ozzy Odom played doubles with Rohan Nelthropp during this match.
Please also note: this is the correct spelling of the player’s name: Ozzy Odom
This was the 5th day of tennis matches in the tournament for players Yared Alfred, 14, Rohan Nelthropp, 14, and Ozzy Odom, 13. They are playing in San Salvador, El Salvador, competing against 15 other Central American and Caribbean nations. They are accompanied by their travel coach, Laurent “Tippy” Alfred. They were selected to play and represent the US Virgin Islands by their sponsors, the Virgin Islands Tennis Association. The team is also sponsored by the VI Olympic Committee.