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Team Solinco Athletes Dominate the 2022 USTA Boys National Hardcourts

Learner Tien Crowned the New Champion

The USTA Boys 16 and 18 National Championships is done and dusted! It was an 11 day marathon that saw the best of American junior tennis, plenty of show-stopping summer storms, and a new junior champion, one of the youngest in the tournament’s 79 year history.

This year, Solinco returned as the official stringer and sponsor. The junior elite tournament is frequently touted as an all-Solinco affair, with many players and future pros using Solinco’s high-performance strings and racquets. Once again, Solinco players enjoyed success, winning the Boys 18 singles title for the fourth time in a row! 16 year old Learner Tien outlasted Ethan Quinn to capture the title 7-6(7), 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-3.

With this win, Tien earns his wildcard into the U.S. Open men’s main draw where he hopes to capitalize on a successful season. Earlier this summer, Tien was a Wimbledon boys’ singles quarterfinalist. Back in March, he won the ITF International Spring Championships in San Diego.

Tien has been a part of Team Solinco since the age of 6 and currently strings with Tour Bite Soft. We’re confident he will continue to climb through the rankings with the help of Solinco’s high-performance string.

Sebastian Sec of New York, New York is the 2022 Wes Richards Sportsmanship Award winner at the USTA Boys’ 18 & 16 National Championships.

Other Team Solinco highlights include:

Mitchell Lee – Boys’ 16 Doubles Title and 3rd place in Boys’ 16 Singles. [Hyper-G].

Saahith Jayaraman – 4th place in the Boys 16 Singles . [Whiteout Racquet and Hyper-G].

Team Solinco’s Sebastian Sec (18) was recognized for his integrity on court, winning this year’s Wes Richards Sportsmanship Award. Catch his interview above.

Solinco’s all-star string team returned as well, offering exceptional stringing service for players. Altogether, our seven person team strung a record number of racquets. Hyper-G and Tour Bite remain the top string choice among junior players. 

With this year’s tournament wrapped, Solinco celebrates another successful year of junior elite dominance and supporting the next generation of tennis talents.  

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