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.”