Kang, Moreira Lanai, Ngounoue, Ward win 2022 US Open Junior Sportsmanship Awards

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 11, 2022 – 4 of the US Open’s future stars have been awarded because the inaugural winners of the Junior Sportsmanship Award on the 2022 US Open.

One boy and one woman from the able-bodied and wheelchair divisions have been every introduced with the honour for exemplifying good sportsmanship on and off the court docket. Kyle Kang and Dahnon Ward have been the respective winners within the boys’ divisions, whereas Clervie Ngounoue and Jade Moreira Lanai received the ladies’ awards.

The American pair of Kang and Ngounoue each had sturdy showings in New York, reaching the quarterfinals within the boys’ and women’ singles attracts, respectively.

Within the inaugural US Open Junior Wheelchair Championships, the first-ever junior wheelchair Grand Slam of any sort, each Moreira Lanai and Ward left with champion’s {hardware}. The Brazilian swept the ladies’ singles and doubles titles, whereas Ward partnered Ben Bartram to victory in boys’ doubles after ending runner-up to him in singles.

The award is designed to boost consciousness for the USTA’s emphasis on sportsmanship and is chosen by a committee together with the match director and different match workers.


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