Sponsors

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My racquet of choice is the Solinco Shadow coupled with Hyper G strings. I use 16 gage in the mains and 17 gage in the crosses.

Supporters


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    Wayne Sakamoto

    He reached out to me after the NY Post article came out and wanted to help me achieve my dreams.

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    Davide Corallo

    He’s an Italian fan who reached out and donated because he enjoyed reading my blog and following my journey.

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    Kutach Family

    They hosted me whenever I played a tournament in Waco, Texas and we bonded over our love of books.

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    John Morrissey

    He reached out to me during the U.S. Open after the NY Post article came out. He dedicated his donation to following my dream.

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    Nick Biggs

    Nick stumbled across my blog and loved the insight on being a pro tennis player traveling the world, but was really sold on my adventurous experience hiking Mt. Hua.

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    Matt Henry

    He introduced himself to me during the Hawaii Open in 2017 since he enjoyed reading my blog. He came out to watch my matches and supported me and became a part of team Cako.

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    Thomas Glesne

    He has housed myself and my coach for our training and tournament play in Maui. He was also responsible for nearly killing us in Haleakala Crater. Love having him as a part of our team.

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    Rich Sherman

    Rich watched me win my first doubles match at the 2017 US Open and wanted to help after reading the NY Post article detailing the less glamorous side of tennis.

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    Jim Evans

    He used to officiate a lot of my matches and had always liked watching me play. Now that he’s retired, he was able to donate.

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    Craig Silvis

    He has always been a part of one of the clinics I do at the Dow Corning Tennis Classic in Midland every February, and wanted to thank me by donating to my dream.

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    Philip Reese

    He has been a driver for some of the tournaments in England and follows how players do on tour. He’s always wanted to help the struggling players.

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    DANN & BETSY OJANEN

    They are two of my biggest supporters in Arizona who go to all of my matches in the area. I love having them out at my matches.

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    Damien Boiardi

    He reached out after reading the article in the NY Post during the U.S. Open because he understood the financial stress of trying to make it in individual professional sports.

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    Rich Correll

    He’s part of the Indy Tennis Network and B.A.S.E.C. training as well and wanted to help me follow my dreams.

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    Chris Whiteman

    He donated after seeing the article in the NY Post during the U.S. Open because it made him realize the struggle many of us tennis players go through to make ends meet.

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    Susanne Taylor

    She is the one responsible for getting me all of the elegant clothes I wear on court. She is always working hard to get me everything I need, and I feel very lucky to have met her.

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    Manny Edwards

    He’s part of B.A.S.E.C. training and was fortunate to be able to do some solid workouts with him.

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    Sara Sessions

    I met her when I first came up to Detroit to train before the 100k in Midland. She has followed my progress and has been a huge supporter of my tennis. I always stay with her when I’m in Detroit training.

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    John Carideo

    I met him the first year I played in the U.S. Open national playoffs in New Haven where he became my personal golf cart driver. He was our biggest supporter there when Joel and I qualified for the mixed doubles.

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    Beverly Waite

    She’s someone my coach has worked with over the years, so I met her while training in Detroit. She has become a big supporter of my tennis and comes out to watch when she is able to.

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    Lauren Ryan

    Her and her family have housed me for the last few years when I’ve played the 50k in Charlottesville, VA. Always love hanging with them since it usually involves lightsabers and bows/arrows.

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    William Guo

    We both used to practice at Harbor Square. I really enjoyed beating up on him when I was younger. He moved to New York so he came out to the U.S. Open to watch in 2014 and 2016.

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    Damare Family

    Very cool family who I stayed with a couple years when I’ve played the 25k in Raleigh. Definitely enjoyed our nights of playing pool and tennis.

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    Phil Aurbach

    I stayed with him and his family when I played the 50k in Vegas one year and he has continued to follow my career and help me in any way he has been able to.

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    Alex Yee

    I looked up to him when we used to practice at Forest Crest. He never said no to practicing with me even when I was 12. People like him made me into the person I am now.

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    Shari Ahlers

    I stayed with her and her family when I played a tournament in Buffalo, NY while I was still in college. She has continued to follow my career and has been a loyal follower.

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    Dan Anderson

    He is from the Central Park tennis community and was generous enough to donate.

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    Danny Hayes

    I met him the first time I played a 50k in Dothan, AL when I was looking for a place to stay. I ended up staying with a friend of his, and have kept in touch with him over the years.

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    Lauren Summers

    She and I practiced together at Harbor Square. She was the only other girl in the group of all boys.

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    Kimberly Dorner

    I unfortunately never met her, but she is friends with a family I have stayed with and has a son who plays tennis as well. Hopefully I can meet her and her family in the future.

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    John Pearson

    I have unfortunately never met him, but my coach knows him and he was kind enough to donate to help me follow my dreams.

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    Jeanie Freeman

    She housed me when I was first starting out on the pro tour when I played the 10k in Hilton Head, SC. I always had a great time staying with her and her dog.

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    Robert Manalo

    He reached out to me during my U.S. Open campaign and wanted to help me follow my dreams.