Vivek Sunkam, grade 7, put in an inspired performance at the Frank Millet Massachusetts Junior Championship Tour (JCT) squash tournament, held at Harvard University Sept. 18-20. Sunkam was seed 14 at this strong JCT tournament, composed mainly of the top 32 players in the country in the BU13 age division. Sunkam won handily in the first round and won a thrilling five-game match in the second, winning a huge upset. Sunkam’s third-round win put him in semis, and he would go on to place fourth overall.
After this tournament performance, Sunkam moved up the ranks to crack the top 10 nationwide. He is currently ranked ninth in the country in the BU13 category.