June 13th, 2016
Florida’s Burnett, McKenna on U.S. ITF World Seniors Tennis Team
North Palm Beach’s Jeffrey Burnett will compete on the Fred Perry Cup team (50 & Over) and Hollywood’s Vesna McKenna on the Maria Esther Bueno Cup squad (50 & Over) among 24 Americans representing the U.S. at the 2016 ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent of tennis’ Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions, held June 19-24 in Helsinki, Finland.
Twenty-six countries will be represented in the competition featuring top players in age categories 50-60.
The American teams will be defending the titles in three competitions: Austria Cup (Men’s 55), Maria Esther Bueno Cup (Women’s 50), and Alice Marble Cup (Women’s 60).
Following the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the World Individual Championships will be held June 25-July 2, also in Helsinki.
To see the full listing of U.S. teams and players go to www.usta.com/news.