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WTT Junior Nationals

 
WTT JUNIOR NATIONALS
 
Many of the nation’s most promising junior tennis players compete in the WTT Junior Nationals.  This tournament is a premier national junior invitational event featuring 16 co-ed teams from throughout the U.S.  The teams use the WTT format during their three days of non-elimination draw competition.  In addition to the competition, players also participate in seminars and a clinic hosted by event host and WTT co-founder Billie Jean King.  The 16 teams receive grants of $500 each. The 2014 WTT Junior Nationals Event will be held July 28-31 at the George E. Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.
 

2013 EVENT:
2013 WTT Junior Nationals was held July 29 - August 1 at the George E. Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.  Wisconsin Cheeseheads (pictured above) defeated Youth Tennis San Diego's Barnes Bashers 40-33 to win the title in 2013. Click here to read a recap of all the action. For information about Junior Nationals or other Mylan WTT Rec League programs, call 866-PLAY WTT or contact Delaine Mast at dmast@wtt.com.

TEAM SELECTION:

Team members are selected based on their sectional and national rankings, but are NOT eligible if they attained a ranking of 1-150 on the USTA Seed Selection List as of May 15, 2013. The targeted junior players are 14-18 years of age.

FORMAT:
Tournament matches follow the WTT non-elimination draw format. The 16 co-ed teams are divided into 4 groups.
   

2013 FINAL RESULTS:

2013 JUNIOR NATIONALS – FINAL STANDINGS

July 29 - August 1, 2013 – George E. Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.

 

 

2013 World TeamTennis Junior Nationals hosted by Billie Jean King - TEAMS
 
CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL:
  
Wisconsin Cheeseheads def. Barnes Bashers 40-33

3rd place: Texas Wild def. Central Coast Crushers 39-31

5th place: Intermountain Igloos def. San Diego Attackers 38-33

7th place: Southwest Coyotes def. Southern Sharknados 39-33

9th place: Smooth Strokes def. Northern Lights 36-35

11th place: Miami Dream Team def. Mighty Middle States 48-7

13th place: Eastern Energy def. Lanakila 42-30

15th place: SpareTime Jr. Caps def. Reckless Rebels 41-31

Read the final release

 

 
 
 
 
 

The Maureen Connolly Brinker Team Spirit Award was presented to Lanakila (pictured above) at the 2013 WTT Junior Nationals for exemplifying sportsmanship & camaraderie.




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