USTA Missouri Valley
Olson Earns Gold Ball
USTA Missouri Valley | August 14, 2017
Brooklyn Olson, of Mission Hills, Kansas, teamed up with Natalia Perez of Guanynabo, Puerto Rico, to earn a USTA Gold Ball in Doubles at the USTA Girls's 12s National Championships. Olson and Perez defeated Katherine Hui and Madelein Jessup 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 this past weekend at Windward Lake Club in Alpharetta, Ga.
Olson also earned fifth place in singles.
Alex Han of Tulsa, Oklahoma, also earned a USTA Bronze ball at the USTA Boys 14s National Championships in Mobile, Alabama. Han was joined by partner Hugo Hashimoto.
The nation’s top junior tennis players competed in eight USTA National Championships across America. In addition to the US Open main draw wild cards awarded to the 18s singles and doubles champions, the singles runners-up in the Boys’ and Girls’ 18s divisions are traditionally offered wild card entries into the US Open Qualifying Tournament, while the Boys’ and Girls’ 16s champions earn wild card entries in to the US Open Junior Championships.ADVERTISEMENT