April 18, 2018
For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Contact: Mylene Mukhar | Tel: 510-263-0470 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOUR TEAMS CROWNED SECTION CHAMPIONS AT
USTA LEAGUE MIXED 55 AND OVER SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS
ALAMEDA, Calif. — April 17, 2018 — Four teams captured titles at the 2018 USTA Northern California Mixed 55 & Over League Section Championships this past weekend in the Folsom and Oakley area. The championships brought together the top 42 teams with over 500 players of various ability levels throughout Northern California.
In the Mixed 55 & Over 6.0 Division, the Sunnyvale team representing the Sunnyvale Tennis Club, played extremely well against some tough opponents to capture the title with a close 2-1 win over the Diamond Hills Racquet Club.
The 18-person team is captained by Jerry Machle, and plays at the Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center.ADVERTISEMENT
In the Mixed 55 & Over 7.0 Division, the wildcard Sunnyvale team representing the Sunnyvale Tennis Club, fought hard in the finals against the original flight winners Laguna Creek Racquet Club 2-1 to capture this year’s title.
The 17-person team is captained by Craig DeNamur and co-captained by Lynn DeNamur, and plays at the Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center.
In the Mixed 55 & Over 8.0 Division, the Foster City team representing the Foster City Tennis Club, beat out the Pleasanton C team 3-0 to take the title.
The 19-person team is captained by Marsha Heimbecker and co-captained by Brian Heimbecker, and plays at the Edgewater Park in Foster City.
In the Mixed 55 & Over 9.0 Division, Gold River Racquet Club claimed the title by defeating Peninsula Tennis Club 2-1. A record number of 10 teams participated in the 9.0 division this year culminating in a local league event at the Sectional Championships.
The 11-person team is captained by Amanda Walker and plays at Gold River Racquet Club.
To see the pictures from the sectional championships, click here.
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!
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