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Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor hits a serve in the fourth place match of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Boys tennis state championships

Long Island's top tennis players competed in the state championships at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing.

Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor hits a
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Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor hits a serve in the fourth place match of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits a forehand in the semi-final round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits a forehand in the semi-final round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

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Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East hits a forehand in the fourth place match of the Boys New York State Tennis Doubles Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor hits a
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Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor hits a backhand in the fourth place match of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Connor Mullins (left) and Jonathan Paris of Cold
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Connor Mullins (left) and Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor pose for a photo after winning the fourth place match of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Silver Medalist Taiyo Hamanaka of Eastchester (left), Gold
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Silver Medalist Taiyo Hamanaka of Eastchester (left), Gold Medalist Shawn Hadavi of Dobbs Ferry (center) and Bronze Medalist Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills (right) pose for a photo on the grounds of the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

Connor Mullins watches as his teammate Jonathan Paris
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Connor Mullins watches as his teammate Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor smashes a volley for a point in the fourth place match of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (June 1, 2013)

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FLUZain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East celebrates after taking a 5-0 lead in the second set in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East returns
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Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East returns a serve at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Jeff Cherkin of Half Hollow Hills East prepares
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Jeff Cherkin of Half Hollow Hills East prepares his back hand at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East prepares
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East prepares to serve in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Wantagh's Doug Notaris prepares his backhand slice in
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Wantagh's Doug Notaris prepares his backhand slice in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

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Wantagh's Doug Notaris hits a backhand in the
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Wantagh's Doug Notaris hits a backhand in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East serves
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Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East serves the ball in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a
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Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a backhand in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Colin and Matt Nardella of Christian Brothers Academy
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Colin and Matt Nardella of Christian Brothers Academy compete in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor hits a
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Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor hits a backhand in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East serves
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East serves the ball in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Colin and Matt Nardella of Christian Brothers Academy
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Colin and Matt Nardella of Christian Brothers Academy compete in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor serves the
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Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor serves the ball in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Colin and Matt Nardella of Christian Brothers Academy
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Colin and Matt Nardella of Christian Brothers Academy compete in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East returns
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East returns a serve in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

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Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor hits a
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Conor Dauer of Cold Spring Harbor hits a forehand in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits a forehand winner in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East returns
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East returns the ball in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits a backhand in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East celebrates
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East celebrates after taking a 5-0 lead in the second set in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

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Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor in his
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Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor in his service motion in the quarterfinal round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center. (May 31, 2013)

Roger Cheng of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Roger Cheng of Half Hollow Hills East hits a backhand in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Josh Young of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a
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Josh Young of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a volley at the net at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a
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Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a serve at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Conor Mullins of Cold Spring Harbor hits a
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Conor Mullins of Cold Spring Harbor hits a volley at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

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Conor Mullins, left, and Jonathan Paris of Cold
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Conor Mullins, left, and Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor compete at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor returns serve
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Jonathan Paris of Cold Spring Harbor returns serve at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Yuval Soloman, right, and Josh Young of Plainview
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Yuval Soloman, right, and Josh Young of Plainview Old Bethpage compete at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a
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Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a forehand at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Conor Mullins of Cold Spring Harbor hits a
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Conor Mullins of Cold Spring Harbor hits a serve at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

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Vihar Shah of Herricks prepares to hit a
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Vihar Shah of Herricks prepares to hit a backhand at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a
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Yuval Soloman of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a forehand at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Jeff Cherkin of Half Hollow Hills East reacts
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Jeff Cherkin of Half Hollow Hills East reacts after winning a point at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Josh Young of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a
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Josh Young of Plainview Old Bethpage hits a backhand return at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Yuval Soloman, left, and Josh Young of Plainview
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Yuval Soloman, left, and Josh Young of Plainview Old Bethpage compete at the USTA National Tennis Center in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

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Vihar Shah of Herricks hits a backhand slice
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Vihar Shah of Herricks hits a backhand slice at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East hits a forehand at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Jeff Cherkin of Half Hollow Hills East hits
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Jeff Cherkin of Half Hollow Hills East hits his forehand at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Jeff Cherkin and Kyle Apler of Half Hollow
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Jeff Cherkin and Kyle Apler of Half Hollow Hills East compete on Court 17 of the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Wantagh's Doug Notaris returns serve in the second
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Wantagh's Doug Notaris returns serve in the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East reacts
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East reacts after winning a point at the USTA National Tennis Center during the second round of the Boys New York State Tennis Championships. (May 31, 2013)

Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East High
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Zain Ali of Half Hollow Hills East High School looks to return the ball during the first round of the New York State boys tennis tournament. (May 30, 2013)

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