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2013 Super Six Tennis: Player Bios

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Providence's Vani Crist

Evangeline Crist

School: Providence

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Was first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a sophomore last year after posting a 19-2 record at No. 1 singles and helping the Storm to a berth in the Class A state playoffs

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a freshman after going 21-3 at No. 1 singles

-- Ranked No. 97 in Georgia Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 4-star prospect and the No. 11 junior in Georgia and No. 43 in the Southeast by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Sloane Stevens

Favorite movie: "The Blind Side"

Favorite music artist: Zac Brown Band


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Mill Creek's Madison Hahn

Madison Hahn

School: Mill Creek

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a sophomore last season by going 16-7 at No. 1 singles and helping the Hawks to the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs

-- Ranked No. 87 in Georgia in Girls 16s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 2-star prospect and the No. 43 senior in Georgia and No. 138 in the Southeast region by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Petra Kvitova

Favorite movie: "The Avengers"

Favorite music artist: Ellie Goulding


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Peachtree Ridge's Ali Mills

Ali Mills

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Was first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a sophomore last season by going 15-1 while teamed with her sister Erin Mills at No. 1 doubles and helping the Lions to a Region 7-AAAAA championship and a Class AAAAA state runner-up finish

-- Was selected first-team All-County as a freshman while teaming with Abby Owens at No. 1 doubles

-- Is scheduled to play No. 2 singles for the Lions this spring

-- Ranked No. 61 in Georgia Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect, the No. 28 junior in Georgia and No. 98 in the Southeast region by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athletes: Carrington BeVier and Adrian Peterson

Favorite movie: "Finding Nemo"

Favorite music artist: King Za


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Dacula's Nicki Neal

Nicki Neal

School: Dacula

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a sophomore last season by going 17-1 at No. 1 singles. Went undefeated in the regular season. Lone loss in the Region 8-AAAAA tournament was by injury default

-- Ranked No. 65 in Georgia Girls 16s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect, the No. 29 junior in Georgia and No. 98 junior in the Southeast by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Cam Newton

Favorite movie: "James and the Giant Peach"

Favorite music artist: Any genre


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Peachtree Ridge's Abby Owens

Abby Owens

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Was first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a junior last season by going 13-2 alternating between No. 1 and 2 singles in helping the Lions to a Region 7-AAAAA championship and a Class AAAAA state runner-up finish

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily post as sophomore while teaming with Ali Mills at No. 1 doubles

-- Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a freshman in 2010 after going 18-1 at No. 3 singles

-- Selected to Super Six for the third straight year

-- Ranked No. 4 in Georgia Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 5-star prospect, the No. 2 senior in Georgia and No. 15 in the Southeast region by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Has signed to play college tennis at LSU

Favorite athlete: Kim Clijsters

Favorite movie: "Mean Girls"

Favorite music artist: Ed Sheeran


Hannah Serdinia

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Went 10-4 at No. 3 singles in helping the Bulldogs to the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs

-- Selected to the Super Six for the second straight year

-- Ranked No. 23 in Georgia and No. 67 in the South in the Girls 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect and the No. 12 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

Favorite athlete: Roger Federer

Favorite movie: "Bridesmaids"

Favorite music artist: John Mayer


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Jeffrey Chang

School: Wesleyan

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named to the Daily Post's second-team All-County the last three years, including going 10-8 at No. 1 singles in helping the Wolves to a berth in the Class A state playoffs as a junior last year

-- With a career record of 47-14, needs just 13 singles wins this season to match the Wesleyan school record of 60 held by his older brother, Norman

-- Named to preseason Super Six for the third straight year

Favorite athlete: Stevie Johnson

Favorite movie: "Casino Royale"

Favorite music artist: Manchester Orchestra


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Brookwood's Matt Jones

Matt Jones

School: Brookwood

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named to Daily Post's first-team All-County after going 18-0 with partner David Brown at No. 1 doubles as a junior last year and helped the Broncos to the Region 8-AAAAA championships and the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs

-- Selected second-team All-County by the Daily Post after teaming with Drew Wendel to go 17-1 at No. 1 doubles during the Broncos' Class AAAAA state title season in 2011

-- Ranked No. 58 in Georgia Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 2-star prospect, the No. 32 senior in Georgia and No. 153 in the Southeast by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Is deciding between college opportunities at North Georgia, Rollins, Oglethorpe and Western Kentucky

Favorite athlete: Pete Sampras

Favorite movie: "Pulp Fiction"

Favorite music artist: Kenny Chesney


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Mill Creek's Quentin Lavender

Quentin Lavender

School: Mill Creek

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named to the Daily Post's first-team All-County as a junior last year after going 17-6 at No.1 singles and helping the Hawks to the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs

-- Listed as the No. 32 senior in Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Won Level 2 16s title at the 2010 Georgia State Junior Clay Court Open Championships

-- Drawn interest from college programs at Jacksonville (Ala.) State and North Georgia

Favorite athlete: Lionel Messi

Favorite movie: "Anchorman"

Favorite music artist: Meek Mill


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Peachtree Ridge's Alex Makarenko

Alex Makarenko

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Selected second-team All-County by the Daily Post last year after going 12-5 at No. 1 singles and helping the Lions to the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs

-- Selected to the preseason Super Six for the second straight season

-- Ranked No. 27 in Georgia the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect, the No. 19 senior in Georgia and No. 92 in the Southeast by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Choosing between Presbyterian, GCSU, Birmingham Southern and Rhodes

Favorite athlete: Bubba Watson

Favorite movie: "Anchorman"

Favorite music artist: Eric Church


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Brookwood's Drew Wendel

Drew Wendel

School: Brookwood

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Went 17-1 alternating between No. 2 and 3 singles as a junior last year and helped the Broncos to the Region 8-AAAAA championships and the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs

-- Selected second-team All-County by the Daily Post after teaming with Matt Jones to go 17-1 at No. 1 doubles during the Broncos' Class AAAAAA state championship season

-- Two-time scholar-athlete

-- Ranked No. 13 in Georgia Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 3-star prospect, the No. 21 senior in Georgia and No. 102 in the Southeast by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Has verbally committed to play college tennis at Tennessee-Chattanooga

Favorite athlete: Roger Federer

Favorite movie: "Transformers"

Favorite music artist: Journey


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Norcross' Chris Willis

Chris Willis

School: Norcross

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Went 5-4 at No. 1 singles for the Blue Devils despite being sidelined much of the season by mononucleosis

-- Ranked No. 60 in Georgia the Boys 18s by the USTA

-- Listed as a 2-star prospect, the No. 25 senior in Georgia and No. 124 in the Southeast by tennisrecruiting.net

-- Choosing between college opportunities from Presbyterian, GCSU, Birmingham Southern and Rhodes

Favorite athlete: Matt Ryan

Favorite movie: "Anchorman"

Favorite music artist: Imagine Dragons