Reigning DODEA-Japan girls singles tennis champion Jenna Mahoney, a Robert D. Edgren sophomore, is hoping to advance past the quarterfinal round of this season's Far East tournament. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)
Reigning DODEA-Japan girls singles tennis champion Jenna Mahoney, a Robert D. Edgren sophomore, is hoping to advance past the quarterfinal round of this season's Far East tournament. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Tennis: Several Far East titles up for grabs as players take to courts

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Jenna Mahoney approached the first day of official practice Aug. 5 with a mix of excitement and nervousness.

Eight months earlier, the then-Robert D. Edgren freshman was shown the exit during the Far East tennis tournament quarterfinals at Kadena 8-4 by then-Kubasaki freshman Ally Johnson.

It was the tennis equivalent of getting knocked back to Earth, Mahoney said, after feeling like she was on top of the world three weeks earlier when she burst onto the scene by winning the girls singles A title in the DODEA-Japan tournament.

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