February 3rd, 2016

Preview: USTA Florida Tennis Tri-Level League Playoffs This Weekend

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Last season's women's winners from Orange/Seminole counties

Last season’s women’s winners from Orange/Seminole counties

USTA Florida Tri-Level League men’s and women’s teams will face off this weekend to see who represents the USTA Florida Section at the BNP Paribas Tri-Level Championships in Indian Wells, Calif. The Florida Tri-Level League Playoff will be contested on Feb. 5-7, 2016 at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach.

Tri-Level League is a doubles format designed to provide a unique team league opportunity to members by combining players of differing NTRP levels (3.5/4.0/4.5) on teams in local, sectional and national competition. For more info go to www.ustaflorida/leagues.

Orange/Seminole counties is the defending champion in the women’s division, while the Duval County men advanced to nationals last year. The Florida men’s and women’s winners will advance to compete against teams from the 17 USTA sections across the country to determine the men’s and women’s national champions in Indian Wells.

Teams competing this weekend:

Women’s 3.5/4.0/4.5 Teams

Brevard County (captain: Nicole Haskins)
Collier County (Susanne Navarro)
Escambia County (Lauren Haack)
North Palm Beach County (Dianne Rescigno)
Orange/Seminole counties (Julie Humphreys)
Volusia County (Shannon Hurley)

Men’s 3.5/4.0/4.5 Teams

Duval County (captain: Bill Chapman)
Escambia County (William Morris)
South Palm Beach County (John Soderberg)

Men’s and women’s winners will advance to the BNP Paribas Tri-Level Championships in Indian Wells, Calif., on March, 17-20, 2016. Players will receive complimentary tickets and parking passes to watch the pros play at the BNP Paribas Open, and will be invited to attend a complimentary dinner at the Emirates Club. Each player will receive a FILA gift and more, and individual awards will be presented to the winners of each flight.

For more info go to www.bnpparibasopen.com/en/event-info/bnp-paribas-open-tri-level-championships.