SEVEN TEAMS CROWNED SECTION CHAMPIONS AT
USTA LEAGUE ADULT 65 AND OVER SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 28, 2018
For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 28, 2018
Contact: Mylene Mukhar | Tel: 510-263-0470 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ALAMEDA, Calif. — June 28, 2018 — Seven teams captured titles at the 2018 USTA Northern California Adult 65 & Over League Section Championships June 18-20, in the Oakley area. The Women’s 6.0 division season culminated during the league playoff with a 2-1 win. The championships brought together the top 33 teams with over 350 players of various ability levels throughout Northern California. The host site was Diamond Hills Sports Club & Spa, in Oakley, CA.
Men’s 6.0 Division:
The Sunnyvale team representing the Sunnyvale Tennis Club won both their matches to secure its title against the Napa Valley Tennis Club.
The 17-person team is captained by Jerry Machle, and plays at the Sunnyvale Municipal Tennis Center.ADVERTISEMENT
Men’s 7.0 Division:
The Concord team representing Willow Pass Park finished their season with only one loss to take the title home.
The 14-person team is captained by Darryl Diamond and co-captained by Michael Rolley.
Men’s 8.0 Division:
The Salinas team representing the Chamisal Tennis Club overcame teams from Berkeley and Lincoln, to finish in first place.
The 14-person team is captained by Luis Reis and co-captained by Mike Maurutto.
Men’s 9.0 Division:
The Santa Rosa team representing La Cantera Racquet Club fought hard to secure the title, overcoming the Foothills Tennis Swim Club.
The 12-person team is captained by Douglas Fladseth and co-captained by Daniel Grossman.
Women’s 6.0 Division:
The Morgan Hill team representing the Morgan Hill Tennis Center overcame the tough team from Los Gatos to be crowned section champion.
The 15-person team is captained by Marjorie Moniz and co-captained by Carol Ferri.
Women’s 7.0 Division:
The Millbrae team representing the Millbrae Racquet Club went 5-1 during the playoff season to be crowned section champion.
The 20-person team is captained by Louise Tierney.
Women’s 8.0 Division:
The Marin team representing the Marin Tennis Club finished with a 10-2 total record during the regular season and the playoffs to claim the title.
The 15-person team is captained by Diane Levinson-Fass and co-captained by Debbie Miskell.
Women’s 9.0 Division:
The Portola Valley team representing the Ladera Oaks Swim and Tennis Club conquered In-Shape Sports Dover out of Fairfield to claim the title.
The 9-person team is captained by Laurie Rose and co-captained by Sally Fong.
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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