South Florida Counties Dominate at Adult 40 & Over 3.0/4.0 Sectional Championships

Jaret Kappelman | July 17, 2023

Nothing says summer in Florida like some tennis fun and unpredictable weather. The USTA National Campus hosted the Adult 40 & Over 3.0/4.0 Sectional Championships.


Multiple weather delays couldn’t contain the energy of sectional competition. While Sunday and Monday battled the rain, the players stayed ready and delivered some intense matches.


South Florida came to play as Broward, Plam Beach, and Miami-Dade County thrived all weekend long. The three counties appeared in multiple finals and won a few divisions as well.


Check out which teams came out on top from the Men’s and Womens 40 & Ove 3.0/4.0 Sectional Championships.

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Adult 40 & Over 3.0 Women

Championship: Alachua County (Westside) defeated Broward County (Veltri Tennis Center) 3-2


No. 1 Singles: Anita Rajasekhar (Alachua) d. Maria Riccobono 6-3, 6-3


No. 1 Doubles: Mariana Rodriguez/Linda Horta (Broward) d. Lisa Booth/Marisa Rodriguez 7-6, 7-6


No. 2 Doubles: Sandy Shapiro/Jiaqing McGraw (Broward) d. Jenny Neelands/Melinda Hartline 6-2, 3-6, 1-0


No. 3 Doubles: Ashley Spink/Linda Garcia-Crespo (Alachua) d. Sara Contreras/Jaimi Hinkle 6-0, 6-2


Tiebreaker: Alachua defeated Broward 1-0


Alachua County Season Roster: Ashley Spink (Captain), Sophie Marcoux, Jenny Neelands, Marisa Rodriguez, Jill Womble, Silvia Menendez , Linda Garcia-Crespo, Julia Morrisroe, Melinda Hartline, Faun Carlson, Camille Pauly, Anita Rajasekhar, Lisa Booth, Maria Delgado, Davette Wycoff, Anne Engemann

Adult 40 & Over 3.0 Men

Championship: Broward County (Midtown Athletic Club Weston) defeated Leon County (Tom Brown Park) 4-0


No. 1 Singles: Romulo Polo (Broward) d.Norman Feril 6-3, 6-4


No. 1 Doubles: Alkesh Mevada/Alejandro Tamayo (Broward) d. Muhammed Anzari/Abubekkar Jeffrey Banka 6-2, 7-6


No. 2 Doubles: Peter Vazquez/Julio Gomez Madrigal (Broward) d. Vamsi Batchu/Rob Hayes 7-5, 6-0


No. 3 Doubles: Andres Intriago/Conrad Iriarte (Broward) d. John ONeil/Max Pearson 6-3, 6-0


Broward County Season Roster: Mario Correa (Captain), William Krinickas, Andres Intriago, Andres Dillon, Alejandro Tamayo, Conrad Iriarte, Pauli Bhadha, Julio Gomez Madrigal, Diego Lozano, Mariano Bosaz, Emilio Stillo, Lawrence Freni, Peter Vazquez, Carlos Vincentelli, Eduardo Cordova, Alkesh Mevada, Romulo Polo

Adult 40 & Over 4.0 Women

Championship: Palm Beach County (Mission Bay Tennis Center) defeated Broward (Weston Racquet Club) 3-1


No. 1 Singles: Alejandra Octavio (Pinellas) d. Ivy Touchstone 2-6, 6-0, 1-0


No. 1 Doubles: Maria Montoto/Karen Williams (Broward) d. Lorena Villar Seminario de Guzman-Barron/Edith Schmidt 6-2, 6-3


No. 2 Doubles: Loren Levine/Kristen Sloan (Pinellas) d. Noelia Diaz/Daniela Hernandez 6-0, 6-2


No. 3 Doubles: Mirella Sprinckmoller/Patricia Vicente (Pinellas) d. Marianne Rivas/Upasna Jha 3-6, 6-3


Palm Beach County Season Roster: Loren Levine (Captain), Frances Cubano (Captain), Karen Ellis, Carrie Webster, Amy DeLoach, Kristen Sloan, Josiane Prado, Tatiana Roosli, Alejandra Octavio, Sharon Balsamo, Svetlana Janglin, Lori Kaplan, Edith Schmidt, Mirella Sprinckmoller, Paulina Carney, Sandra Posada, Marta Barreiro Meiro, Patricia Vicente, Schara Lewis Tompkins, Carla Martin, Molly Lease, Pia Schedle, Lorena Villar Seminario de Guzman-Barron, Cristina Tomadin

Adult 40 & Over 4.0 Men

Championship: Miami-Dade County (Alper JCC) d. Hillsborough County (HCC Tennis Complex) 3-1


No. 1 Singles: Costantino Pischedda (Miami) d. Michael Rossi 2-6, 6-2, 1-0


No. 1 Doubles: Ani Ganesan/Jaime Villegas (HIlls) d. Leonard Chinchay/Felipe De Los Rios 6-2, 6-2


No. 2 Doubles: Osmany Alfonso/Ken Cheng (Miami) d. Carlos Layrisse Shane Broussard 6-3, 6-3


No. 3 Doubles: Wilfredo Figueroa/Jorge Alberto Rodriguez (Miami) d. Chris New/Yarek Orsini 0-6,6-2, 1-0


Miami-Dade County Season Roster: Jorge Alberto Rodriguez (Captain), Nelson Treto (Captain), Jesus Larranaga, Christian Walker, Diego Caceres, Wilfredo Figueroa, Jonathan Miller, Osmany Alfonso, Gerardo Perdigon, Ken Cheng, Troy Wee Tom, Leonard Chinchay, Costantino Pischedda, Felipe De Los Rios, Manuel Lopez, Glenn Davis, Frank Ramirez, Andres Cortazar


Looking to get involved with Adult Leagues? Visit ustaflorida.com/local-play to find play opportunities in your area today! 



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