CLNTA competes at state tennis championships


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The Clinton-Laurens-Newberry Tennis Association’s 55+ 6.0 Mixed Doubles team went to the state finals held in Florence from Sept. 9 through Sept. 11. From the left are team members Billy Davis, Lynda Mills, Ron Dove, Julie Childers, Susie Madden and Bob Shapiro.


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FLORENCE — The Clinton-Laurens-Newberry Tennis Association’s 55+ 6.0 Mixed Doubles team went to the state finals held in Florence from Sept. 9 through Sept. 11.

After winning the Greenwood Area Tennis Association (GATA) Mixed Doubles League earlier this summer, they advanced to the state championships.

They defeated Spartanburg 2-1 on Friday morning and defeated Charleston 3-0 on Friday afternoon. On Saturday morning they defeated Coastal Carolina (Beaufort and Bluffton) 3-0. Then, in the finals on Sunday, they lost to Lexington 2-1.

The six players who competed were Lynda Mills of Clinton, Billy Davis of Laurens, Susie Madden of Laurens, Bob Shapiro of Laurens, Julie Childers of Laurens, and Ron Dove of Clinton. Other members of the team include Paulette Jenkins of Laurens, Clyde Johnson of Waterloo, Teresa Abrams of Joanna, Don Adams of Clinton, Martha Wilder of Clinton (team captain) and Robert Sullivan of Enoree.

Contact Martha J. Wilder at 864-340-1888 or send an email to mbjwilder@gmail.com for more information.

The Clinton-Laurens-Newberry Tennis Association’s 55+ 6.0 Mixed Doubles team went to the state finals held in Florence from Sept. 9 through Sept. 11. From the left are team members Billy Davis, Lynda Mills, Ron Dove, Julie Childers, Susie Madden and Bob Shapiro.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_4E65D790680442E69014257A12AEECCC.jpgThe Clinton-Laurens-Newberry Tennis Association’s 55+ 6.0 Mixed Doubles team went to the state finals held in Florence from Sept. 9 through Sept. 11. From the left are team members Billy Davis, Lynda Mills, Ron Dove, Julie Childers, Susie Madden and Bob Shapiro. Courtesy photo

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