Over 100 USTA Middle States 10 and Under tennis players participated in the Philadelphia Freedoms 10 and Under Team Tennis Classic, held on the Great Lawn of the Merion Cricket Club on Saturday, June 15th, This is the 3rd year of the Team Classic, which is run in conjunction with The Tennis Farm and Down the Line and Beyond Foundation.
Registration was bigger than ever, with a sign-up of 26 co-ed teams of 4 players representing clubs and organizations from across the Philadelphia area. The tournament implemented the World Team Tennis format, and players had the opportunity to participate in both doubles and singles matchplay and cheer on their teeammates during down time. The day was full of fun, teamwork and great tennis for everyone involved, and all participants received a player gift bag, which included two t-shirts, a voucher for a Philadelphia Freedoms match and a tennis racquet sponsored by Beneficial Bank. The team of Tauheed Browning, Tori Allen, Marcel Mordecai and Brian Yi, who were representing Legacy Youth Tennis and Education Center, won the championship matchup over Lexi Bari, Oscar Gerber, Isabella Pescatore and Justin Yi, also of Legacy.