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Le Club Junior Team Performs at Nationals

November 20, 2007 02:23 PM

Congratulations to the Le Club Junior Tennis Team for an outstanding performance at the 2007 USTA Junior Team Tennis National Championships. The Le Club team placed 2nd in the 18 and under Intermediate Division in a competitive final match against South Carolina. The tournament was held at the Hilton Conquistador Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

The National Championship Event, consisted of 32 teams from throughout the country. Each team had won their local, regional and sectional championships to earn their spot at the tournament. Each of the 250 athletes competing participated in rigorous and dedicated training both on and off the court.

Wisconsin District's Le Club team is coached by Chip Liefert, Tennis Professional and Director of Junior Tennis at Le Club Sports Club. Chip is a member of the Wisconsin Tennis Association Board of Directors, has served on the WTA Ranking Committee and has coached Junior Team Tennis for 5 years.

His team consists of the following players and are pictured below:
Elisa Vogt, Homestead High School
Kristin Kurer, Port Washington High School
Saira Khanna, University School of Milwaukee
Evan Geissman, Whitefish Bay High School
Desmond Aaron, School of the Arts
Michael Sherer, Rufus King High School

Le Club Junior Team

Congratulations on an outstanding second place finish. Wisconsin District and the Midwest Section applaud the performance of these outstanding athletes.