Freshman Andy Zhu Wins DIAA Tennis First Singles Championship

Archmere freshman Andy Zhu went 6-2, 6-2 to take the First Singles Tennis State Championship against Charles Sternberg of Sanford on May 27th at St. Andrew's School. Andy, seeded third, won first singles going 4-0 in the State Tournament and 11-0 during the season. He defeated the 1st and 2nd seed on his way to the Championship.
Andy didn’t face the #1 seed Charles Sternberg this season, but the two have played before. Andy was able to break the serve of the Sanford’s standout seven times in his 6-2, 6-2 victory.

Mike Lang wrote of Andy's win, “It feels great,” Zhu said. “I’m doing it for my school, and it’s a big title. I couldn’t have done it without my team and my coaches, Mike (Hamilton) and Steve (LaPerle), and also my parents. It feels amazing.”

Congratulations, Andy!!

The Dialog documented details of the match here.
    • Andy Zhu '24

    • The Zhu Family

    • Andy with Archmere tennis coaches Michael Hamilton and Steve Laperle

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