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Awards & Achievements, August 2010

November 5, 2009 06:01 PM
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 August 2010.
Southern Girls' 18s Win National Crown
USTA Southern’s Girls' 18s defended their title at the USTA Girls 18 National Team Championships.
The Southern team defeated USTA Midwest 4-3 for the title.
LSU Women’s Coach Tony Minnis led Team Southern to its second consecutive victory at the USTA Girls 18 National Team Championships in Claremont, Calif. Team members were Whitney Kay, Vickie Duval and Megan Kurey from Georgia; Lauren Herring from North Carolina, Molly O’Koniewski and Alex Martin from South Carolina and Ellie Yates from Mississippi.
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Jenkins gets shot at US Open wild card
Jarmere Jenkins, of College Park, Ga., is one of 16 players given a chance to play for the a wild card into the US Open via a playoff. One man and one woman will receive a wild card to play at the 2010 US Open main draw after competing Wednesday through Friday at the USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla.
Georgia Tech player Irini Falconi is also among the eight women players in the playoff.



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