AATA News & Headlines
Site Director's School
is holding a SITE DIRECTOR'S SCHOOL
for local tournaments, Wed
, April 23rd
, 7-9 PM
at First United Bank
on 45th & Soncy
. We’re in need of more trained site people for our USTA Sanctioned Junior Tournaments so days do not have to be so long for workers. Please consider helping out in this important area. If interested, contact Ona Lee Johnson
, AATA Executive Director
Braily McMinn Wins Girls 16's at Plano CMZ
||Brailey McMinn of Canyon won the G16’s at the Plano Championship Major Zone on April 12-13 to become Super Champs qualified. Brailey was unseeded and beat the number 6, 4, and 1 seeds to claim the title. In beating the #4 seed, Brailey overcame an 0-4 & 2-5 third set deficit, along with holding off three match points, before eventually taking the set 7-6. Way to Go Brailey!
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.
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 — Jason Permenter's Team was the Winner of the 7.0 Mixed Level with a Team Record of 4—0.
Adult 40 & Over League Registration Closes Wed, April 23rd, 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.