Carolina Junior Tennis hosts USTA sanctioned tennis

Published 10:41 am Friday, April 27, 2012

Competitors included, left to right, Ava Anderson of Norcross, Ga.; Rachael Davis of Columbus; Chloe Dickson of Woodruff, S.C.; Isaac Greene of Landrum; Sydney Housinger of Tryon (Champion); Connor Brown (Finalist) of Campobello; Hannah Maybry of Campobello; Frances Padgett of Tryon; Ava Bragg of Boiling Springs, S.C.; Brett Anderson of Norcross, Ga. Tournament director was Cary Davenport.

Carolina Junior Tennis, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) organizational member, recently hosted the first sanctioned USTA tennis tournament in this area at Landrum High School.
Age groups competing in the tournament were 8 years and under, 10 years and under and 12 and under. Additionally, match play was arranged for several players 14 years of age and younger.
Winners in the tournament were: Boys 10 and under – Kearns White, champion from Landrum, and finalist Ben Anderson from Norcross, Ga.; Girls 10 and under – Molly Fosworth, champion from Campobello, S.C., and finalist Elizabeth Pressley from Inman, S.C.; and girls 112 and under – Kylie Sloan, champion from Holly Springs, S.C., and finalist Taylor Roberts from Greenville, S.C.
A second USTA tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at Landrum High School and Chapman High School in Inman. This tournament will feature 8, 10,12,14 and 18 and under play.

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