Obama Academy player wins City League singles title

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 9:51 PM


Sachin Thiagarajan kept Obama Academy’s City League tennis dominance going.

Thiagarajan, a junior, claimed his first City League singles championship Tuesday with a straight-sets victory over Brashear’s Michael Varlotta at the Mellon Bubble.

The finals performance capped a dominant run for Thiagarajan, the tournament’s top seed. He won his first two matches by 8-0 scores Monday, then beat Perry’s Jahari Owens Dixon, 6-0, 6-0, in the semifinals Tuesday.

Thiagarajan became Obama Academy’s fifth consecutive singles champion. He’ll represent the City League in the PIAA singles tournament, which begins in late May.

Doug Gulasy is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Doug at 412-388-5830, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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