Nationally ranked youth wins Kapalua Open title
Ovrootsky did not lose game en route to championship
The Maui News
Vivian Ovrootsky, the No. 1 player in the USTA girls 14 rankings, won the Kapalua Open women’s open-division singles championship Sunday at the Kapalua Tennis Garden, completing her run to the title without dropping a game.
C.J. Bohnen of Boulder, Colo., won the men’s open singles title.
Ovrootsky, who is from San Jose, Calif., defeated Tracy Halbersleben of Half Moon Bay, Calif., 6-0, 6-0. Ovrootsky won by the same score over Lahaina’s Liora Welles in the semifinal round Saturday.
Ovrootsky was the consolation runner-up at the USTA girls 14 national championships last month, and her summer has included titles at the 16-18 Junior Northern California Sectional Championships, Johnson Ranch Round Up and Captain Weber Days Open.
Bohnen won 6-3, 7-6 (5) over Gerald Coons.
Bohnen and Ovrootsky also teamed to win the 9.0 mixed doubles title — they beat the Kihei duo of Rachel Christopher and Ralph Gorgoglione 6-0, 6-3 in the final after a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Kahului’s Rick Kepler and Brooke Vontempsksy.
Coons finished as the Kapalua Open men’s open singles runner-up for the second straight year. He won the 4.5 title at the tournament in 2011 and 2013.