Olen Cole (Captain), Jack Harrison, Dennis Bellet, Patrick Munday, Doug Fannin, Ken Cervellin, David Meegan, Greg Bell, Tony Gilly
During the 2011 USTA League 3.5 Senior National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, in Indian Wells, CA
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Madeleine Denise Willi, Brigitte Petra Tanner, Barbara Gnaedig, Susan Bartow, Marlene Buchwald (Co-Captain), Holly Fleming (Captain), Gaynor Deegan Luke, Tomoko Allen, Shirley Liu, Reiko Kratzer, Susan Brown, Melissa Pollner During the 2011 USTA League 3.5 Senior National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, in Indian Wells, CA
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By J. Fred Sidhu, Special to USTA.com
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – On a beautiful, sunny day at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the men’s Northern California Section team and the women’s Eastern Section team won their respective titles at the 2011 USTA League 3.5 Senior National Championships.
The Northern Men turned in a stellar performance as they defeated the Southern Section men’s team 3-0 in the final. The Eastern Section women edged the Mid-Atlantic Section women 2-1 in the women’s final which was decided by a match tie-break in the last doubles match.
The Southwest Section men’s team captured third place as they defeated the Pacific Northwest Section men 2-1. The Midwest Section women finished in third place by getting past the Southern Section women’s team 2-1.
1st Place -- Northern California, Gold River, California
2nd Place -- Southern, New Orleans, Louisiana
3rd Place -- Southwest, Phoenix, Arizona
4th Place -- Pacific Northwest, Spokane, Washington
1st Place -- Eastern, Rye Brook, New York
2nd Place -- Mid-Atlantic, Washington, D.C.
3rd Place -- Midwest, Midland, Michigan
4th Place -- Southern, Lafayette, Louisiana