|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.
Compete in North Carolina Adult State Closed Championships
The North Carolina State NTRP Hard Court Championships will take place at the end of the month, and all players around the state are invited to sign up for this premier tournament. This year's tournament will be held in Wilmington from July 31-Aug. 3, featuring some of the best competition from across North Carolina.
2014 Adult League 40 & Over State Championships
The 2014 Adult League 40 & Over State Championships are complete in Lake Norman. Hundreds of players took the courts at 12 sites around the area, with matches running from June 26-29 and featuring levels from 2.5 to 4.5+.
Eight team finished as champions. Winners earned berths in the Southern Sectional Championships in August, which will take place in Mobile, Ala., and Asheville, N.C. The following list includes the winning team and captain from each level.
Juniors shine at North Carolina State Closed Championships
North Carolina juniors stole the show at the 2014 Columbia Forest Products NC State Closed Championships. Korey Lovett and Jessica Paul, both 18-year-olds preparing to take the next step to play NCAA tennis this fall, won the men's singles and women's singles titles at this year's tournament.
12 teams crowned at Adult League 55/65 & Over State Championships
Nearly 1,000 tennis players traveled to Asheville for USTA North Carolina’s 2014 Adult League 55/65 & Over State Championships this year, with 12 teams emerging as state champions at the end of the five-day tournament. The Metro area finished with four of the 12 winners, the most of any area in the state.
The tournament was held from May 29-June 2 at three sites in Asheville, including Asheville Racquet Club Downtown, Asheville Racquet Club South and Aston Park. Close to 800 individual matches were played over the course of the championships.