USTA S.C. Combo League event crowns 10 champions

sports@islandpacket.comOctober 21, 2013 

Ten more state league championships were earned Sunday as the USTA S.C. Combo League Championships neared its finish on Hilton Head Island.

And home teams again had success: one team from the Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island won the 18 and Over Men's 9.5 title, while another team from the association was a finalist in the 40 and Over Women's 8.5.

Teams from TAHHI have now won five titles at the championships, the largest USTA South Carolina tournament.

The tournament is free to attend and is scheduled to conclude Monday at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis

Details: Complete scores at http://tinyurl.com/ngcvdx5.

USTA S.C. Combo League Championships

At Hilton Head Island

Sunday championships

  • 18 and Over Women Level 5.0 - champion: Florence Tennis Association, captain Mindy Hodges; finalist: Foothills Tennis Association, captain Pam Brooks.

  • 18 and Over Men Level 5.5 - champion: Upper Piedmont Tennis Association, captain Ricky Bridges; finalist: Lexington Area Tennis Association, captain Mike Swindall.

  • 18 and Over Men Level 9.5 - Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island, captain Pat Child; finalist:

  • Upper Piedmont Tennis Association, captain Raj Pandya.

  • 40 and Over Women Level 5.5 - champion: Aiken Area Tennis League, captain Cindy Kelly; finalist: Columbia Tennis League, captain Rakale Smith.

  • 40 and Over Men Level 6.5 - champion: Columbia Tennis League, captain Thomas Massey; finalist: Spartanburg Area Tennis Association, captain Grant Warren.

  • 40 and Over Women Level 6.5 - Lowcountry Tennis Association 2, captain Marie Cunningham; finalist: Lexington Area Tennis Association, captain Kathi Amaker.

  • 40 and Over Men Level 7.5 - champion: Upper Piedmont Tennis Association, captain Ron Charles; finalist: Lexington Area Tennis Association, captain Glenn Mainwaring.

  • 40 and Over Women Level 7.5 - champion: Lowcountry Tennis Association, captain Leah Biller; finalist: Columbia Tennis League, captain Paige Haas.

  • 40 and Over Women Level 8.5 - champion: Lexington Area Tennis Association, captain Rolfe Olsen; finalist: Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island, captain Sima Blossom.

  • 40 and Over Men Level 8.5 - champion: Upper Piedmont Tennis Association 2, captain George Auger; finalist: Columbia Tennis League 1, captain Christopher Eaker.
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