The Baton Rouge women’s tennis team, representing the United States Tennis Association’s Southern Section, won the national title at the USTA League Adult 18 and Over 2.5 National Championships held Oct. 2-4 at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California.
Baton Rouge defeated a team from Tualatin, Oregon, 2-1 in the championship match.
Team members are captain Melissa Johnson, Rita Little, Lora McNutt, Jessica Nicole Dinh, co-captain Ellen Martinez, Lisa Marie Raiford, Melissa Coles Thompson, Cindy Kelley and Laura Wilson. They play at BREC Highland Road Park Tennis Center.
USTA League is the world’s largest recreational tennis league. Visit usta.com for more information.