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Dan Konchan Memorial Junior Open

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Dan Konchan was a Central Arizona and Southwest Section ranked junior player from Scottsdale, who was tragically killed in a car accident in 2002 while on his way to school. He was 17 years old.  This tournament has been held in Dan’s memory every year since 2004, with the net proceeds going to the USTA Central Arizona Junior Scholarship Fund.

The Junior Scholarship Fund has helped local juniors in financial need, with travel expenses so that they can compete in tournaments they wouldn't otherwise be able to play. Many juniors have been able to pursue their dream of playing higher level tennis because of opportunities given to them by the Junior Scholarship Fund.

This year we earned close to $3500 for the Junior Scholarship Fund.

Results

Click HERE for Results.                                                                      

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Volunteers:

We would like to thank all of our volunteers: Kristy Brown, Colleen Limpic, Beth Kaper, Kim Koester, Glenn Stutz, Traci Alexander, Greg Alice, Karen Weir, Stephanie Vlad, Xiaolin Ge, and our ASU Tennis on Campus volunteers.

The tournament would not have been a success without them!

HOST PLAYING SITE

The host venues for this year’s 2012 Dan Konchan Memorial Junior Open was Scottsdale Ranch Park, Indian School Park and Gene Autry.

Special thanks go out to all of them for allowing us to use their courts.  We appreciate your continued support of USTA!

Sponsor

We would like to thank Jesse & Pam from All About Tennis for sponsoring this event.  They provided the wonderful t-shirts that all the kids loved.  Thank you All About Tennis for your generous contributions.

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Big Shot Promo

Racquets were donated at this year’s Dan Konchan tournament for a chance to win a super large gold or pink Wilson BLX Blade or k-swiss big shot sneakers.  All donated racquets will be given to The San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation and The Salt-River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

The winners were: Rimona Rouf (pictured below) won the pink BLX, the Bloss Family (pictured above) won the gold BLX and Ava Neyestani won the shoes.

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