tsts

email_us_left_rail_box_85x40 staff_directory_left_rail_box_85x40
contact_us_left_rail_box_85x40 top_jr_tournaments_left_rail_box_85x40
join_jr_team_left_rail_box_85x40 join_adult_team_left_rail_box_85x40
ntrp_tournaments_left_rail_box_85x40 age_level_tournaments_left_rail_box_85x40
search_in_tennislink
jr_tournaments_left_rail_box_85x40 jr_rankings_left_rail_box_85x40
find_jtt_left_rail_box_85x40 adult_rankings_left_rail_box_85x40
usta_league_left_rail_box_85x40 adult_tournaments_left_rail_box_85x40
 
facebook_60x47instagram_60x47_16twitter_60x47

tennislink_left_rail_180x65
 
tenniswarehouse_180
 
USTAS_en_Espanol_18
 
 

South Carolina’s Lesley Joseph Part of Championship Doubles Team at the Freeman USTA Challenger

February 20, 2006 10:51 AM

South Carolina’s Lesley Joseph and Ghana’s Henry Adjei-Darko teamed up to capture the doubles title at the Freeman USTA Challenger in Joplin, Missouri. The duo defeated the German pair of Benjamin Becker and Simon Gruel 6-3, 7-6(3) in the championship match.

Joseph and Adjei-Darko were able to shows signs of dominance throughout the tournament. The two did not drop a set in any of the four matches en route to the championship.

Joseph, 24, played collegiate tennis at the University of Georgia. He was All-SEC for three years before he forfeited his final year of eligibility to turn professional.

The Rock Hill, South Carolina native has thus far enjoyed success in his young career, winning two singles and two doubles titles on the USTA Pro Circuit.

The USTA organizes, sponsors, and administers the USTA Pro Circuit - the gateway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis professionals. The 2005-2006 circuit features nearly 100 events for men and women. Prize money at the USTA Pro Circuit events range from $10,000 to $75,000, with more than $3 million in purses this year. Players also earn valuable ATP and WTA tour ranking points. The USTA Pro Circuit boasts an alumni of some of the biggest names in tennis, many of whom have gone on to win Grand Slam titles, including Andre Agassi, Lindsay Davenport, Chanda Rubin, Tim Henman, James Blake, and Mary Pierce.

 

Back

 


Print Article Email Article Newsletter Signup Share
 
Newsletter Signup
USTA Shop
 
 
 
 
Close