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Awards & Achievements, November 2013

November 4, 2013 11:52 AM
Jamere Jenkins, of College Park, Ga.
Taylor Townsend has a chance for a French Open wild card.
Southern players and organizations are constantly making their mark in the world of tennis. Here's a list of recent awards, achievements and news in November 2013.

Jenkins, Young gain Charlottesville final
Metro Atlanta was well-represented at the Charlottesville Men's Pro Challenger.

Jamere Jenkins, of College Park, Ga., and Atlanta's veteran Donald Young fell to Americans Steve Johnson and Tim Smyczek 6-4, 6-3 in $75,000 tournament's doubles final. They also beat Gallatin, Tenn.'s Tennys Sandgren and Austin Krajicek, the second seeds, in the semis. Jenkins had a near hometown advantage as he finished up playing college tennis at the local campus of the University of Virginia last spring.

Townsend reaches doubles final in Texas
Taylor Townsend, who grew up in Stockbridge, Ga., and Asia Muhammad had a strong showing in the $50,000 John Newcome Women's Pro Challenge in New Braunfels, Tex.

The second seeds advanced to the final but fell two points short to the top-seeded team of Anna Tatishvili and Coco Vandeweghe 3-, 6-3, [13-11].




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