Wesley Cash Chosen For World Net Team

Senior Worlds in Fla. in April

Thursday, February 06, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

The 2014 U.S. Men's World 55s tennis team is strong. World gold medal strong.

The U.S. quartet consists of the defending world champion doubles team of Mark Vines and Wesley Cash of Chattanooga.

The U.S. squad has the past two world singles champions in Vines (2013) and Danny Waldman (2012) along with Mike Tammen.

In 2013, Tammen won the national 55s indoors in singles and teamed with Cash to claim the doubles title. He was the nation's top-ranked 50s player winning national indoors singles and doubles championships.

2014 TF World Senior Championships: The Americans will compete for the team gold medal (April 21-26) and individual singles and doubles championships (April 27-May 4) in Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton, Fla. 

Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, USA will host the 2014 ITF Seniors World Championships. The Seniors World Team Championships will be held from 21-26 April, 2014 with the World Individual Championships taking place the following week, from 27 April to 4 May
Read more at http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/news/articles/2014-itf-seniors-world-championships-venue-confirmed.aspx#m1E706K6rYeK4MJe.99
Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, USA will host the 2014 ITF Seniors World Championships. The Seniors World Team Championships will be held from 21-26 April, 2014 with the World Individual Championships taking place the following week, from 27 April to 4 May
Read more at http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/news/articles/2014-itf-seniors-world-championships-venue-confirmed.aspx#m1E706K6rYeK4MJe.99
Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, USA will host the 2014 ITF Seniors World Championships. The Seniors World Team Championships will be held from 21-26 April, 2014 with the World Individual Championships taking place the following week, from 27 April to 4 May
Read more at http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/news/articles/2014-itf-seniors-world-championships-venue-confirmed.aspx#m1E706K6rYeK4MJe.99

"I feel we have a very strong team, but there will be many world class players in the tournament,"said Cash who was a member of the silver medal-winning U.S. team in 2013.

The past two years have been golden for Cash who has won the USTA grand slam in doubles in 2012 and 2013 and claimed his first national singles title this past fall.

"Winning a world gold medal in doubles is a great accomplishment, but winning my first national title in singles is pretty special as well."

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comast.net 


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