USTA Southern Sectionals Day One - Chattanooga 8.0 Wins First Match

Chattanooga 7.0 is 1-1 in Mixd Doubles

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - by B.B Branton

 

Eighty teams and 750 players in 10 different divisions – 2.5 – 9.0 – are vying for a trip to the national tournament in November and a pair of Chattanooga teams are in the hunt to punch their tickets.

Competing in the USTA Southern Sectional Adult Mixed Doubles championship at McCallie, Baylor and Champions Club, the Chattanooga 8.0 squad won it only match Friday, while Chattanooga 7.0 is 1-1.

Chattanooga 8.0 -  captained by Wes Miller, the Scenic City team defeated Kentucky 3-0 and has two matches today and one Sunday morning to complete pool play. Championship finals in all divisions are Sunday afternoon at the Champions Club in Hixson

Saturday Schedule at The Champions Club:

9:15 a.m. – Chattanooga 8.0 vs. North Carolina

1:45 p.m. – Chattanooga 8.0 vs. Alabama

Sunday at 7:45 a.m.  Chattanooga 8.0 vs. South Carolina   (at Baylor)

Chattanooga 7.0 -  captained by Serena Lau, Chattanooga is 1-1 after beating Alabama, 3-0, but falling to Arkansas,

Saturday Schedule at Baylor :

10:45 a.m. – Chattanooga 7-0 (1-1) vs. Louisiana (1-0) r

 3:15 p.m. – Chattanooga 7.0 vs. Mississippi 

Louisiana, Chattanooga and Arkansas are each 1-1, while Mississippi is 1-0.

Pool play winner advances to the finals Sunday afternoon at The Champions Club.

 

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


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