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September 2023 Player of the Month Nominations Thread


Following my principle of any player getting their 1st ever ranking point deserves a nomination, I nominate Jeremy Gschwendtner

1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada, before at the US Open Juniors

6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies



-- Edited by Bob in Spain on Thursday 7th of September 2023 11:43:14 AM

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Following my principle of any player getting their 1st ever ranking point deserves a nomination, I nominate Jeremy Gschwendtner

1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada, before at the US Open Juniors

6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies



-- Edited by Bob in Spain on Thursday 7th of September 2023 11:43:14 AM


 wow! Never heard of Jeremy til this post (hadnt checked the relevant thread!). Whats his back story?



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1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada, before at the US Open Juniors

6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing there upsets in total in reaching semis and doubles of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events! 

ill let someone else add Joe maybe?! 

 



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Adding US Open Junior details for Hannah ...

 

1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.


6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing there upsets in total in reaching semis and doubles of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events! 



-- Edited by indiana on Friday 8th of September 2023 05:05:56 PM

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 1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.


6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing three upsets in total in reaching semis and doubles of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events! 

 



-- Edited by JonH comes home on Friday 8th of September 2023 05:05:50 PM



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Well somebody has to do it.

1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.


6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing three upsets in total in reaching semis and doubles of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events!

8. Joe Salisbury - for winning the US Open with Rajeev Ram for the third consecutive year.

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The narrative re Joe doesnt feel enough to me! It will do for now but reckon it needs sprucing up in due course !

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Sometimes less is more

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Coup Droit wrote:

Sometimes less is more

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An all British mens singles wheelchair final between second seed Alfie Hewett and unseeded Gordon Reid

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1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.


6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing three upsets in total in reaching singles semis and doubles final of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events!

8. Joe Salisbury - for winning the US Open with Rajeev Ram for the third consecutive year.

 



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1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.


6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing three upsets in total in reaching singles semis and doubles final of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events!

8. Joe Salisbury - for winning the US Open with Rajeev Ram for the third consecutive year.

9. Dahnon Ward - won the US Open Junior Wheelchair title, beating the top seed in the final. Edit: He did the double as he won the doubles with Joshua Johns!!



-- Edited by Jan on Sunday 10th of September 2023 02:43:14 PM

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1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.

2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.

6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing three upsets in total in reaching singles semis and doubles final of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events!

8. Joe Salisbury - for winning the US Open with Rajeev Ram for the third consecutive year.

9. Dahnon Ward - won the US Open Junior Wheelchair title, beating the top seed in the final. Edit: He did the double as he won the doubles with Joshua Johns!!

10. Alfie Hewett - for winning the US Open mens singles wheelchair title, his 9th career slam singles title and second slam singles title this season.




 



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With 10 nominations after 2 weeks of the month and 5 weeks in the month, it will be interesting to see if we reach 20 nominations in total this month. I will keep a close eye out!

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1. Mika Stojsavljevic (born 2008) - for qualifying for the US Open Juniors at age 14 and beating the top qualifying seed on the way, and then winning a round in the main draw.
2. Mimi Xu (born 2007) - for doing the double, at the J300 in Canada. Singles and doubles title winner.

3. Josh Paris - for winning his first Challenger level title in Mallorca, winning the doubles unseeded.

4. Jack Draper - For his US Open breakthrough reaching the last 16 and showing he is ready for the next big step up.

5. Hannah Klugman (born 2009) - doubles winner and singles RU at the J300 in Canada. Then at the US Open Juniors she reached the QF of both singles ( beat the JWR 5 in R3 ) and doubles ( with Mimi Xu ) but then had to retire from the singles and withdraw from the doubles due to illness.

6. Jeremy Gschwendtner - Getting a singles world ranking for the 1st time after an MD win in Romania having come through 3 rounds of qualies

7. Andy Lapthorne - causing three upsets in total in reaching singles semis and doubles final of quad wheelchair events at US Open - and still in both events!

8. Joe Salisbury - for winning the US Open with Rajeev Ram for the third consecutive year.

9. Dahnon Ward - won the US Open Junior Wheelchair title, beating the top seed in the final. Edit: He did the double as he won the doubles with Joshua Johns!!

10. Alfie Hewett - for winning the US Open mens singles wheelchair title, his 9th career slam singles title and second slam singles title this season.

11. Katie Dyson - completely unranked and unheralded, Katie is age 26, never had any WTA ranking of any kind, and yet has just won the doubles title in the 15k in Monastir. One for the 'They also serve.....' category

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