Missouri Valley / Heart Of America

USTA Heart of America League Teams Advance to USTA League National Championships

Sydney Hamilton | August 24, 2022

As we roll into fall, we’re watching the summer USTA Leagues wrap-up in real time. While bittersweet, there’s still lots of tennis left to be played for some teams–this time at the USTA League National Championships!


So, which teams from USTA Heart of America will be advancing to the National Championships? Read on to find out!


Overland Park Racquet Club in Overland Park, KS, played host to the USTA Missouri Valley 65 & Over Invitational July 15-17. Of the 34 teams that participated in the tournament, USTA Heart of America took home top honors in both Men’s and Women’s draws to advance to the 65 & Over National Championships to be held in Surprise, AZ, in 2023. Please join us in congratulating Team Bennett, a 7.0 Women’s League team, and Team Jackson, a Men’s 9.0 League team, on punching their tickets to Nationals! Way to go!

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Not long after, the USTA Missouri Valley 18 & Over 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, and 55 & Over 7.0 and 9.0 League Section Championships were held at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis August 5-7, and to say the competition was intense is an understatement. While temperatures soared, the level of play was even hotter as teams from all over USTA Missouri Valley took to the courts to battle it out for a spot at the National Championships for their respective league. 


USTA Heart of America is proud to announce that four more teams from our district have advanced to Nationals! In the 18 & Over draw, Team Norman, a 4.0 Women’s League team, will play for their league’s national title October 14-16 in Surprise, AZ, and Team Chao, a 5.0 Men’s League team, will hit the courts in search of their national title October 21-23 in Scottsdale, AZ. In the 55 & Over draw, Team Jacelone, a 8.0 Women’s League team, and Team Karnowski, a 9.0 Women’s League team, are headed to Nationals at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL, in late October.

We can’t wait to cheer on all our amazing teams over the coming months. They’re all wonderful competitors, and we know they’ll represent USTA Heart of America well!


For more information on the USTA League National Championships, please click here.



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