LONDON — Michael Zheng (Montville, NJ), entering Columbia Men’s Tennis, will compete in the 2022 Wimbledon Boys Singles Championship title match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
The National No. 4 rookie qualified for a Court One showdown by beating Spaniard Martin Landaluce 6-3, 3-6, 7-6.
Zheng will face third-seeded Croatian Mili Poljicak on Sunday, July 10. Details regarding the start time and live video stream are yet to come.
The 2021 NJ.com Male Tennis Player of the Year won the 2021 New Jersey State High School Singles Tournament, defeating fellow incoming Lion Nicolas Kotzen (Short Hills, NJ) in straight sets. On the junior circuit, Zheng boasts a 46-17 record highlighted by a perfect 11-0 result against five-star rookies.
Columbia’s recruiting class of 2022 ranks second nationally. Blue chips Zheng and Kotzen are joined by blue chips Sachin Palta of Forest Hills, NY.
Wimbledon Boys’ Singles Results
MR ZHENG (USA) 6 3 7(10)
Mr. LANDALUCE (SPN) 3 6 6(7)
Columbia’s new freshman Michael Zheng will be competing in the WIMBLEDON BOYS FINALS on Sunday!#RoarLionRoar #Here only #NCAATennis #Tennis #Wimbledon @Wimbledon @GoColumbiaLions @CC_Columbia @espn pic.twitter.com/729hN8zNQa
— Columbia Men’s Tennis (@CULionsMTEN) July 8, 2022
MR ZHENG (USA) 6 6
C.WONG (Hong Kong) 4 3
Newcomer Michael Zheng (Montville, NJ) 🦁 qualifies for the SEMI-FINALS of the Wimbledon Junior Championship 🎾 after defeating Coleman Wong (Hong Kong) in straight sets (6-4, 6-3)!
— Columbia Men’s Tennis (@CULionsMTEN) July 7, 2022
MR ZHENG (USA) 6 3 6
A.KIM (United States) 4 6 4
Freshman incoming Michael Zheng (Montville, NJ) advances to the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Junior Championships after beating Aidan Kim (USA), 6-4, 3-6, 6-4!
— Columbia Men’s Tennis (@CULionsMTEN) July 6, 2022
Mr. ZHENG (United States) 7 6
Mr. VERGARA DEL PUERTO 5 0
Congratulations to Michael Zheng 🦁(Montville, NJ) entering freshman who is in the round of 16 at the Wimbledon Junior Championships🎾 with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Vergara Del Puerto (PAR)!
— Columbia Men’s Tennis (@CULionsMTEN) July 5, 2022
MR ZHENG (USA) 6 6
H.JONES (AUS) 3 4
Michael Zheng, entering freshman, won his matches in the first round of the Wimbledon Junior Tennis Championships!
The junior world No. 24 beat Jones (AUS), 6-3, 6-4, and teamed with Coleman Wong (Hong Kong) to defeat No. 3 seeds Nishesh Basavareddy (USA)/Mendez (MEX), 6-3, 6-2. pic.twitter.com/LGqBPDATkd
— Columbia Men’s Tennis (@CULionsMTEN) July 4, 2022
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