Two for Two: Mid-Atlantic finished second at Nationals

October 27, 2023

The Double Shots from Germantown, Md., that represented the USTA Mid-Atlantic Foundation, finished second at the USTA League 55 and Over 8.0 Men's National Championships held at the USTA National Tennis Campus in Orlando, Fl. on Oct. 20-22. 


In the Championship match, the Double Shots lost to Southern California’s Arcadia team,1-2. Earlier in the day, the Germantown team defeated a team from Southern, 2-1, in the semifinals.

The team was captained by Cliff Bernstein and co-captained Henry Forster and features Philip Blum, Barry Dickman, John Payne, Geoffrey Montgomery, Simon Linder, Richard Boothe, Bill Devine, Mark Lichtenstein, Javier Lecha, Bryan Kay, Larry Dechter, David Madsen, and Khoury Ziad. 


In addition to the Germantown team’s run, the Grace's Aces, USTA Mid-Atlantic’s Adult 18 & Over 4.0 women’s team from Fairfax, Va., placed third after defeating New England 4-1 at the Adult 18 & Over 4.0 Women's National Championships. The championship occurred in the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex in Surprize, Az. on Oct. 20-22.


Get the latest tennis news in the Mid-Atlantic by following us on FacebookInstagram, and X.


This year, the USTA Mid-Atlantic Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is celebrating 100 years of promoting tennis and its physical, social, and emotional health benefits. Get involved and show your support for the next 100 years of tennis.


Skip Advertisement


Related Articles

  • Team photo at the 2023 USTA League National Championships
    Week Five at Nationals
    November 03, 2023
    During this past Halloween weekend, two teams from USTA Mid-Atlantic placed in the top three at the 2023 Adult League Nationals held at San Diego, Ca. and Surprise, Az. on Oct. 27-29. Read More
  • If you were to find the perfect coaching recruit for USTA Mid-Atlantic’s Girls Rule the Court™ (GRTC) program, you would look no further than Trinity Swift. Given her affinity for education, community outreach, and love of tennis, Trinity is making an impact in her first year as a coach with GRTC in Louisa County, Virginia. Read More
  • The women’s tennis team from Richmond, Va., representing 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. Read More