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South Carolina Takes Four of Six 55 & Over Titles

March 6, 2017 02:33 PM

USTA Southern crowned six champions at the 2016 55 & Over Combo Doubles Southern Sectional Championships, played March 3-5.

South Carolina was the clear winner, taking home four of the six championships. Louisiana had two finalists.

The weekend event featured 60 men’s and women’s teams with more than 585 players from nine states competing in three levels. The Yarbrough Tennis Center served as tournament headquarters. Other matches were played at Moore’s Mill Club Fitness Center in Auburn and the Grand National Marriott Resort in Opelika, Ala.

Southern Combo 18 & Over and 40 & Over teams will compete March 10-13 in Mobile, Ala. More than 1,500 players are scheduled to play.

Champions and finalists were:

Level

Winner

Finalist

Men’s 6.5

Little Rock, Ark.
Co-captains: John Cloud &
Marc Sherman

Pelham, Ala.
Captain: Mike English

Men’s 7.5

Greenwood, S.C.
Captain: Bill Womble

Chattanooga, Tenn.
Captain: David Snyder

Men’s 8.5

Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Co-captains:
Wes Breinich & James Malkin

Baton Rouge, La.
Captain: Guy Forrest

Women’s 6.5

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (A)
Captain: Carrollee Gunnarson

Durham, N.C.
Captain: Donna Webb

Women’s 7.5

Mount Pleasant, S.C. (A)
Co-captains: Rebecca Williamson & 
Debra Mullholland

Monroe, La.
Captain: Virginia Eddleman

Women’s 8.5

Charlotte, N.C.
Captain: Debbie Carmazzi

Ashland, Ky.
Captain: Tina Hellyer

 
 

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