Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Saketh Myneni (June 6)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Saketh Myneni. Myneni and partner Yuki Bhambri won the doubles title at the ATP Prostezov Challenger by defeating the top three seeds of the draw. The win was Myneni’s 5th title of 2022 (his most in a season since 2014) and the 29th of his career.

Saketh Myneni (left) holds doubles championship trophy from ATP Prostezov Challenger

Others of note:

Annika Zeyen won the German national championship in the handbike timed trials at the Cologne Classic.

Cheyenne Knight finished T-15th at the US Women’s Open for her best career finish in an LPGA major.

Dicky Pride finished T-10th at the Principal Charity Classic.

Davis Riley finished T-13th at the Memorial Tournament for his 6th straight finish of T13 or better.

Davis Shore finished T-13th at the Victoria Open.

Dru Love Monday-qualified for the Rex Hospital Open with a T3 finish.

Daniel Haugh won the Men’s Hammer Throw at the Music City Track Carnival with a personal best throw of 79.44 meters.

Alex Amankwah won the Men’s 800 Meter at the Music City Track Carnival in a season-best time of 1:46.14.

Olivia Fotopoulou finished 2nd in the Women’s 100 Meter at a meet in Greece.

Kimberley Ficenec fininished 2nd in the Women’s 800 Meter at a meet in the Czech Republic.

Jereem Richards finished 2nd in the Men’s 200 Meter at a meet in Florida.

Haley Teel posted a season-best and a 3rd place finish in the Women’s Shot Put at the Music City Track Carnival.

Filippa Fotopoulou finished 3rd in the Women’s Long Jump at a meet in Greece.

Michael Kessens had 16 points, 8 rebounds in Bonn’s playoff win against München.

Retin Obasohan had 20 points in Hapoel Jerusalem’s season finale.

David Robertson pitched 3.1 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts, and got out of two bases-loaded situations.

Tommy Hunter pitched 3.2 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts.

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