Seven Teams Crowned Section Champions At USTA League Adult 65 And Over Section Championships
NorCal Staff | June 28, 2017
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Contact: Mylene Mukhar | Tel: 510-263-0470 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEVEN TEAMS CROWNED SECTION CHAMPIONS AT USTA LEAGUE ADULT 65 AND OVER SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS
ALAMEDA, Calif. — June 27, 2017— Six teams captured titles at the 2017 USTA Northern California Adult 65 & Over League Section Championships June 19-21, in the Napa area. The Women’s 3.0 season culminated during the league playoff with a 2-1 win. The championships brought together the top 32 teams with over 350 players of various ability levels throughout Northern California. The host sites were Silverado Country Club and Napa Valley TA/Vintage High School.
Men’s 3.0 Division:
The San Carlos team representing the San Carlos Tennis Club won both their matches to secure its title against the Napa Valley Tennis Club. ADVERTISEMENT
The 12-person team is captained by Tony Erlund and co-captained by John Geer, and plays at the Arguello Park.
Men’s 3.5 Division:
The Salinas team representing the Chamisal Tennis Club finished their season undefeated as they swept through the competition to take the title home.
The 15-person team is captained by Ab Rashidi and co-captained by Leland Smith, and plays at the Chamisal Tennis Club.
Men’s 4.0 Division:
The Berkeley team representing the Berkeley Tennis Club also swept the competition to finish in first place.
The 12-person team is captained by Wynn Tamura and co-captained by Harold Knutson, and plays at the Berkeley Tennis Club.
Men’s 9.0 Division:
The Santa Rosa team representing the La Cantera Racquet Club fought hard to secure the title, overcoming Bay Club Courtside out of Los Gatos.
The 12-person team is captained by Douglas Fladseth, and plays at the La Cantera Racquet Club.
Women’s 3.0 Division:
The Los Gatos team representing the Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club only lost two matches throughout the season and the playoffs to be crowned section champion.
The 13-person team is captained by Joan Ensign and co-captained by Patricia Frischman, and plays at the Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club.
Women’s 3.5 Division:
The Marin County team representing the Marin Tennis Club only lost one match throughout the season and the playoffs to be crowned section champion.
The 16-person team is captained by Sarah McClendon and co-captained by Sharon Adams, and plays at the Marin Tennis Club.
Women’s 4.0 Division:
The Atherton team representing the Holbrook-Palmer Park finished with a 9-1 total record and was undefeated during Sectionals to claim the title.
The 14-person team is captained by Yvonne Selner and co-captained by Anne Giannini, and plays at the Holbrook-Palmer Park.
USTA League was established 37 years ago to provide adult recreational tennis players throughout the country with the opportunity to compete against players of similar ability levels. Players participate on teams in a league format, which is administered by the USTA through its 17 sections. USTA League groups players by using six NTRP levels, ranging from 2.5 (entry) to 5.0 (advanced). USTA League is open to any USTA member 18 years of age or older.
USTA League, the United States’ largest recreational tennis league, helps hundreds of thousands of participants get on the court, have a good time and step up their game. Take part in the fun for an unmatched team experience!
For more information about USTA NorCal adult leagues, visit norcal.usta.com/adultleagues.
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