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Posted on: August 21, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Dillon Tennis Center Women Win State Championship

18 & Over Women’s 4.0

Final: Broward County (Dillon Tennis Center, Oakland Park) d. Polk County (Beerman Family Tennis Center, Lakeland) 4-1

Championship Match:
No. 1 Singles: Ellen Raskin (Broward) d. Jennifer Myers 6-3, 3-3 (retired)
No. 2 Singles: Jessica Fischer (Polk) d. Brenda Dumais 6-2, 6-1
No. 1 Doubles: Pam Florio/Sherri Balke (Broward) d. Rebecca Henderson/Kim Knapp 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (super-tiebreaker)
No. 2 Doubles: Richelle Tankersley/Veronica Buckingham (Broward) d. Hayley Lockwood/Nadine Pantano 6-3, 7-6
No. 3 Doubles: Elizabeth Anderson/Erin Pasternack (Broward) d. Susan Jantomaso/Sharon Lockwood 6-1, 6-3

Broward Season Roster: Theresa Caruso (captain), Ellen Raskin, Richelle Tankersley, Caprice Thomas, Erin Pasternack, Veronica Buckingham, Brenda Dumais, Pam Florio, Casey Carlson, Cynthia Boyd, Kathy Koon, Sherri Balke, Elizabeth Anderson, Caroline Rinehart

Established in 1980, USTA League has grown from 13,000 participants in a few parts of the country in its first year to more than 904,000 players across the nation today, making it the world’s largest recreational tennis league. The league groups players by using six National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) levels, ranging from 2.5 (entry) to 5.0+ (advanced). USTA League is open to any USTA member 18 years of age or older.

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