TENNISFILES – Dennis Novak of Austria won the F5 Futures tournament in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt for the second straight week.
The number 4 seed faced a tough three set match in the first round against Qualifier Vincent Stouff of France. Novak then proceeded to drop only 13 games en route to the final before defeating number two seed Jaroslav Pospisil (brother of Vasek Pospisil) of the Czech Republic in three sets.
Pospisil and fellow Czech Dominik Kellovsky took the doubles title.
TENNISFILES – (February 18) – The Montgomery County Men’s and Women’s Tri-Level teams will head to Nationals after winning the Tri-level Sectionals tournament in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
It will be the second time in three years that both the men’s and women’s Montgomery Country Tri-Level Nationals teams will represent the Mid-Atlantic area.
Last year, the Northern Virginia men won the National Championship title. The tournament, culminating with the top tri-level teams from each section of the country, is held in Indian Wells, California.
The tournament runs at the same time as the BNP Paribas Open, which draws most of the top tennis players in the world from the mens and womens tour.
Serena will be playing the tournament after over a decade of boycotting the tournament.
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The winning teams will be introduced on the stadium court on the final day f the professional tournament.