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Jacksonville 5.0+ Women Place 3rd at 2013 USTA League Nationals Tennis

September 30, 2013 04:36 PM
mediawall-jax-50-womenThe Women's 18 & Over 5.0 team playing out of the Florida Yacht Club in Jacksonville finished in third place over the weekend at the 2013 USTA League Adult 18 & Over 5.0 National Championships, held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif., on Sept. 27-29.

In semifinal play the Jacksonville women were defeated 3-0 by the USTA Southwest Section (Phoenix, Ariz.) squad, but in the 3rd/4th place playoff rebounded to defeat the USTA Northern California Section (Berkeley, Calif.) team 2-1.

The USTA Texas Section (Houston) defeated USTA Southwest 2-1 in the championship match.

The Florida Yacht Club in Jacksonville advanced both of their men's and women's 5.0 teams to nationals this year after claiming USTA Florida League Sectionals titles at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach.

Susan Kirby was the Jacksonville women's team captain, and the team roster was comprise of Melissa Turra, Leigh Ann Bronson, Casey Cohen, Narelle Parkes, Cheryl Keller, Dominique Levin, Ashley Cowart, Jamie Wiggins, Estela Solano, and Katerina Stanford.
For more information go to www.usta.com/Adult-Tennis/USTA-League/usta_league_national_championships.​





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