Sixth Hilton Head Island team wins title on final day of USTA S.C. Combo Doubles League Championships

sports@islandpacket.comOctober 22, 2013 

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Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, returns a volley to Nicolas Almagro, of Spain, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

TOM UHLMAN — File -- The Associated Press

Eight more teams won state titles and earned the chance to compete for more championships Monday, the last day of the USTA South Carolina Combo Doubles League Championships.

Another team from the Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island won a title Monday. A Hilton Head Island team won the 18 and Over Women Level 9.5. Teams from the association won six titles during the five-day tournament, the largest USTA South Carolina championship.

In all, 28 South Carolina combo state championship teams now have the chance to go on to the Combo Doubles Southern Sectional Championships early next year.

The tournament was expected to bring more than 2,000 people to Hilton Head Island for tennis.

Details: Complete results, http://tinyurl.com/ngcvdx5.

USTA South Carolina Combo Doubles League Championships

Monday at Palmetto Dunes

Championships

  • 18 and Over Women Level 5.5 - champion: Lowcountry Tennis Association 1, captain Chris Ramsey; finalist: Foothills Tennis Association, captain Laura Karns.

  • 18 and Over Women Level 6.5 - champion: Foothills Tennis Association, captain Elizabeth Botzis; finalist: Lowcountry Tennis Association, captain Kristin Eddy.

  • 18 and Over Men Level 6.5 - champion: Greenwood Area Tennis Association, captain Drew Mundy; finalist: Columbia Tennis League, captain Brent Ferrell.

  • 18 and Over Women Level 7.5 - champion: Foothills Tennis Association, captain Katy Symonette; finalist: Lowcountry Tennis Association 2, captain Patricia Dever.

  • 18 and Over Men Level 7.5 - champion: Greenwood Area Tennis Association, captain Drew Mundy; finalist: Upper Piedmont Tennis Association, captain Ron Charles.

  • 18 and Over Women Level 8.5 - champion: Upper Piedmont Tennis Association, captain Shannon Chase; finalist: Lexington Area Tennis Association, captain Cathy Taylor.

  • 18 and Over Men Level 8.5 - champion: Grand Strand Tennis Association, captain Tim McCoy; finalist: Florence Area Tennis Association, captain Rando Strickland.

  • 18 and Over Women Level 9.5 - Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island, captain Michelle Clark; finalist: Lexington Area Tennis Association, captain Harriett Reid.

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