Mid-Atlantic takes 2nd at the National Championships

October 12, 2023

The women’s tennis team from Richmond, Va., that represented the USTA Mid-Atlantic Foundation, finished second at the USTA League Women’s 5.0 National Championships held at the El Conquistador Tennis Club in Tucson, AZ. 


The Richmond team lost to the Southern California section’s San Diego team,1-2, in the Championship match. Earlier in the day, the Richmond team defeated a team from Florida, 2-1, in the semifinals. 

The team was captained by Leslie Butterworth and features Julie Ogborne, Susan Hanson, Patricia Villar, Laura Lafors, Kirsten Elm, Alicia Rowley, Audrey Butterworth, Nina Sorkin, and Katherine Carnohan and plays at the Wyndham Swim and Racquet Club in Glen Allen, Va.



During week two of the National Championship, USTA Mid-Atlantic’s Richmond Adult 40 & Over 3.5M team competed in the Adult 40 & Over 3.5 Men’s National League Championships and received the 2023 USTA League National Serving Sportsmanship Award. The National Championships took place at the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex in Surprise, AZ between Oct. 6-8, 2023.



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