Sixty-One Teams Compete in First Junior Doubles in Three Years

GU19 champions Eugenia Li (l) and Dixon Hill

More than one hundred juniors competed on sixty-one teams at the 2022 U.S. Junior Doubles Championships–the first Junior Doubles since 2019–held alongside the 2022 U.S. Junior Bronze Championships, April 29-May 1, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center.

View all results from the weekend on the Junior Doubles tournament page and Junior Bronze tournament page.

The junior doubles produced a slate of three first-time U19 champions.

BU19 top seeds Oscar Okonkwo & Callan Venkatesan took home their first junior doubles titles. Okonkwo & Venkatesan topped a competitive five-team round robin with Thomas Soltanian & John Nicholson placing second.

The GU19 division came down to a dramatic final between top seeds Eugenia Li & Dixon Hill and two seeds Callie Worth & Whitney Taylor, with the top seeds winning their first junior doubles titles 15-14, 8-15, 15-11, 7-15, 15-10. Hill won two titles over the weekend, including a Mixed U17 title with Chase Greppin.

Li also made a late run in the Mixed U19 division, reaching the semifinals with John Gunton, where they lost out against top seeds Christa Kay & Andrew Glaser. Kay & Glaser then went on to capture the title against Philip Price & Mary Kacergis in a three-game final. Glaser also enjoyed title success in the BU17 division, where he and Graeme Herbery fulfilled their top seeding.

BU19 champions Oscar Okonkwo (center, left) & Callan Venkatesan (right) and runners up Thomas Soltanian (left) and John Nicholson (center, right)