The IHSA boys tennis state tournament kicks off on Thursday at 14 different sites in the Northwest suburbs. The singles and doubles draw each have 128 entries and the champions will be crowned on Saturday at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.
Three rounds will played Thursday, with two rounds each on Friday and Saturday. The tournament will also have a backdraw. The Naperville Sun coverage area will be represented by six singles entries and six doubles teams. Thursday’s first-round matches begin at 8 a.m.
Nick Huang, Geneva vs. Brett Meyer, Neuqua Valley, at Schaumburg
Suveer Kothuri, Waubonsie Valley vs. Alex Totten, Normal U-High, at Hersey
Kyle Chin, Metea Valley vs. Miguel Tolentino, Grayslake Central, at Rolling Meadows
Noah Read, Benet Academy vs. Cuyler Burke, Lyons, at Fremd
Bill Zhang, Naperville Central vs. Christopher Scott, St. Ignatius, at Rolling Meadows
Amit Iyer, Neuqua Valley vs. Mark Wu, Glenbrook North, at Fremd
Adam Maryniuk and Matthew Harvey, Stevenson vs. Michael Emory and Gabriel Del Galdo, Neuqua Valley, at Palatine
Wesley Lo and Daniel Delgrosso, Naperville Central vs. Grant Suess and Mitchell Cole, Greenville, at Palatine
Rohit Rastogi and Kirk Williams, Naperville North vs. Jeremy Miller and Jesse Myles, Homewood-Flossmoor, at Prospect
Colton Luburgh and Jackson Keating, Neuqua Valley vs. Connor Sacks and Matt Meyers, Conant, at Elk Grove
Rahul Agarwal and Eric Swan, Naperville North vs. Isaac Foreman and Aaron Meyers, Effingham, at Buffalo Grove
Justin Gillette and Kevin Wang, Naperville Central vs. Colin Harvey and Andrew Komarov, Stevenson, at Elk Grove
Naperville Central freshman Bill Zhang is the only seeded singles player from the area. He was awarded a 17-32 seed after winning the Waubonsie Valley Sectional. The Redhawks’ Wesley Lo and Daniel Delgrosso also earned a 17-32 seed after winning the doubles title at sectionals.