AATA News & Headlines
Amarillo JTT Numbers among Highest in the State
Amarillo JR Team Tennis participation is increasing with each JTT League season, and is amongst the highest growth numbers in Texas. Kudos to the Amarillo JTT Coordinator, Matt Goodman, and everyone lending a helping hand to make our JR Team Tennis program the great success it is. Click HERE to View JR Team Tennis participation numbers around the state.
Logan Powell Wins Mid-Atlantic Maryland USTA Open Indoor
Logan Powell, 17, of Amarillo won his first men’s open tennis championship, capturing the Mid-Atlantic Maryland USTA Open Indoor Hard Court Championships in Baltimore, Feb 7-9th.
Powell, playing in only his second open men’s competition, won five matches without losing a set in three days at the Green Spring Racquet Club. In the process, the unseeded Powell knocked off the Nos. 7, 4, 1 and 2 seeded players.
He defeated No. 7 seeded Jabari Stafford of Philadelphia 6-3, 6-2 in the second round, No. 4 Daniel Burgess of Freeport, N.Y., 6-1, 6-2 in the quarterfinals and No. 1 Bryan McConnell of Cheektowaga, N.Y., 6-1, 6-1 in the semifinals. Then, despite battling some back pains, Powell whipped No. 2 seeded Michael Ruamthong of Alexandria, Va., 6-2, 6-4 in the finals. Most of the players n the 24-player draw were either college or former college players.
Braily McMinn Wins Girls 16's ZAT
||Brailey McMinn of Canyon aged up from Girls 14 Champs to Girls 16 ZAT in January 2014. Brailey entered the Girls 16 division of the Central Texas ZAT in Belton/Temple on Janaury 11-12, 2014, and won all five of her matches in straight sets to win the tournament.
USTA Leagues News
Adult 18 & Over League play is underway with 3.5 Ladies & 3.5 Men on Mondays, 3.0 Ladies & 4.0 Men on Tuesdays, 2.5 Ladies & 4.0 Ladies on Thursdays, March 17th thru May 19th.
Mixed 40 & Over League Registration Closes Fri, March 28th. Match play will be the weekend of April 11-13.
Adult 18 & Over League Registration Opens Mon, March 31st, with League play beginning Monday, May 12th.
Captains, get your Team #'s, and get your team members to Register.
Visit the AATA USTA Leagues pages for Leagues Info, Match Schedules, Team Standings and League Results.
2014 JTT Spring League started Sun, March 23rd and will run for six weeks through May 4th. Visit the AATA JR Team Tennis pages for Match Schedules & Results and Team Standings once League Play is underway.