|2014 Singles League State Championships|
Nearly 500 players headed to Goldsboro last weekend to compete at the 2014 Adult League Singles State Championships. Fourteen levels of mens' and women's teams were in action from Oct. 9-12 at Herman Park, Mount Olive College, Goldsboro Country club and several other sites around the area.
USTA North Carolina holds inaugural Tri-Level State Championships
USTA North Carolina held its first ever Adult League Tri-Level State Championships from Sept. 19-21 in Hickory, N.C. Over 300 players across five different levels competed in the inaugural tournament for a league that continues to display impressive growth each year.
Three North Carolina teams win at 18+ Sectionals
Three North Carolina teams have punched their tickets to the USTA Adult League National Championships.
The Women's 4.0 Foothills, Women's 4.5 Capital Area and Men's 5.0+ Metro teams all emerged as winners at the 2014 USTA League 18 & Over Southern Sectional Championships. North Carolina also placed with two other finalists: the Women's 3.0 Capital Area and Women's 5.0 Metro teams finished as runner-ups.
18 & Over teams face off in Winston-Salem at state championships
USTA North Carolina's 2014 Adult League 18 & Over State Championships took place in Winston-Salem this year. Nearly 1,500 players competed on courts at 15 sites around the city over the course of the four-day tournament from June 12-15.
Final matches finished Sunday, with 11 total winners emerging as champions. Here are the winners for each age division.
70s Invitational to bring 100 players to Pinehurst
A new tournament will be held in Pinehurst this spring, exclusively featuring players ages 70 and up. USTA North Carolina's 70s Invitational is set for April 23-24 and will include 100 players in a round robin tournament.
The 70s Invitational opens with a draft at 8 a.m. on April 23, randomly dividing players onto teams. Due to court limitations, a maximum of 50 men and 50 women will be allowed to register as individuals for the tournament. Players will be added to a waiting list when one gender reaches its max.