2018 ADULT 18 & OVER LONE STAR, 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0
August 13, 2018
Six teams will represent Texas at the USTA National Championships after winning their division at the Adult 18 & Over 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0 Sectional Championship on Sunday, August 12.
Abilene won the Lone Star division for the third time in four years, defeating five other teams in the division. Both Abilene and Fort Worth finished with a team score of 4-1, but Abilene's 12 individual wins outpaced Fort Worth's nine.
"Bowles Team" are captained by Susan Bowles and feature of
San Antonio went undefeated, finishing 3-0 to take the Men's 3.0 crown. ADVERTISEMENT The team will travel to Las Vegas, N.V. for the Adult 18 & Over 3.0 National Championships at the Darling Tennis Center from October 12-14.
"Tennis Park Deleons" are captained by Enrique Deleon, co-captained by Robert Hale and play out of The Tennis Park at Whispering Oaks. Team members
Dallas only made it through to the semifinals on
Waco will be the Texas representative after winning an incredibly tight Men's 4.0 division. Waco and Wild Dallas both had the same team and individual score after flight play, but Waco's head-to-head put them through to the semis where they defeated Valley 3-2 before beating Austin 3-2 in the finals. The team will head to the Arlington Tennis Center in Arlington, Tex. from October 5-7 for the Adult 18 & Over 4.0 National Championships.
"Swerve and Volley" are captained by Robbie Hetland and play out of the Waco Regional Tennis Center. Their roster
Three wild cards made it to the semifinals, but Wild Houston came away with the Ladies 4.0 title after defeating Wild Austin 3-2 in the semis and Wild Dallas 3-2 in the finals. The team will represent Texas at the Adult 18 & Over 4.0 National Championships from October 5-7 at the Arlington Tennis Center.
"Cinco Ranch West - Strung Out" are captained by Laura Baxter and play out of the Cinco Ranch West Side Rec Center in Katy. The team has a roster
Fort Worth dominated the Men's 5.0 division, going 3-0 in flight play
"River Crest" is captained by Rafael Omana and play out of River Crest Country Club. Their roster consists
Dallas was the only team to go undefeated in the Ladies 5.0 division, earning themselves a spot at the Adult 18 & Over 5.0+ National Championships from October 5-7 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando. Houston competed against San Antonio, Austin and last year's national champion Houston, going 3-0 with an individual score of 7-2 and just four sets lost.
"Greenhill/Meiring W5.0 S" are captained by Andrie Meiring and play out of Greenhill Tennis Center in Addison. The roster