Team RDUTennis

2019 Champions
Playing out of Springdale Area Recreation Club

Brian Rosenthal - Captain
• Collegiate tennis at North Carolina State University (1999-2002)
• 3-time All-ACC Academic Team
• Top-10 junior ranking in USTA-FLA section (12’s-18’s), Top-50 National junior ranking (14’s-18’s)
• Owner, RDUTennis
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Jay Lewandowski
• Collegiate tennis at North Carolina State University, 1994-98, #1/2 dbls, #4-6 sgls
• Team Captain 2-years
• 1994 Central Piedmont 4A Conference Player of the Year
• USTA Men’s 5.0 League State Champion team
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Philip Faulkner
• NTRP 5.0 rating
• NC top-5 junior player, top-200 in south
• Teaching Pro at Raleigh Racquet Club
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Josh Franceschina
• Collegiate tennis at University of North Carolina Wilmington
• #42 Southern junior ranking, # 199 Nationally
• NTRP 5.0
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Cris James
• Collegiate tennis at Purdue University
• 4-time Big Ten All-Conference honors, NCAA #7 Dbls #26 Sgls
• ATP career high #546 Dbls #1326 Sgls
• Top 6 in Canadian Juniors
• Assistant Men's Tennis Coach, North Carolina State University
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Kyle Spencer
• Collegiate tennis at University Southern California, All-American
• Represented Great Britain in 2000 Olympic Games
• Won 7 ATP titles, #126 ranking in Dbls
• Head Coach, North Carolina State University Men's Tennis
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Carlos Garcia
• Collegiate tennis at University of Tennessee
• Member of 1988 SEC Championship Team
• Top 5 rated Junior in Tennessee
• Staff Tennis Pro, Raleigh Racquet Club
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Tessie Choo
• Collegiate tennis at East Tennessee State University (2012-2016), #1 Sgls & Dbls
• Southern Conference 1st Team All-Conference and MVP
• Wake Forest Invitational Champion (Sgls), Elon Fall Invitational Champion (Sgls & Dbls), USC Upstate Fall Classic Winner (Sgls & Dbls)
• NTRP 5.5
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Nena Day
• Collegiate tennis at North Carolina State University 1995-1999, played #1 singles & doubles
• Played WTA tour with top 700 singles ranking
• Nominated to Croatian Olympic Team
• Top-ranked 18U Junior Player in Croatia
• Reached quarterfinals of Orange Bowl in 16-under division
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Jessica Miller
• Played club tennis at North Carolina State University
• 2011 16u ranking #338
• NTRP 5.0 rating
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player
Joanna Nalborska
• Collegiate tennis at North Carolina State University (2014-16), #1 & #2 Sgls & Dbls
• Collegiate tennis at Louisiana Tech University (2013-14), #1 Sgls & Dbls
• NCAA #66 ranking, 2013 WAC Freshman of the Year
• WTA rankings #1009 Sgls #948 Dbls
• #9 ranking in Poland Women's Open Division
• ITF Juniors ranking #256
• #1 Juniors ranking in Poland (U12, U14, and U18)
• Assistant Tennis Pro, NCSU University Club
• Returning Raleigh Pro League player