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2017 USTA 40 & Over Sectional Championship

October 20th - 22nd, the 2017 USTA 40 & Over Southern Sectional Championships was held in Mobile, Alabama. This year's tournament drew at least 76 teams with nearly 900 players from the nine southern states. In order to play in this tournament, players must be 40 years of age or older at any time in 2017. Arkansas had seven teams travel to Mobile to compete in this tournament. While all of our teams played great, we would like to recongize two teams for making it to the finals of their division. 

The 40 & Over 4.0 Men's team from Rogers, Arkansas captained by Max Bachman and Joshua Saffran made it to the finals where they competed against New Orleans. The members of this team include Max Bachman, Steven Bauer, Joshua Saffran, Steve Martin, Matthew Gommel, Justin Purkey, Jim Corbett, Steven Hinkebein, Steve Phillips, Gregory Spencer, Gordon Goldstein, Lance Harris, and Bryan Hibma.

The 40 & Over 4.5 Men's team from Little Rock, Arkansas captained by Carter Fairley and Brent Birch made it to the finals of their division where they competed against Greensboro, North Carolina. The members of this team includes Carter Fairley, Brent Birch, Lloyd Klusendorf, Jay Heflin, Joseph S. Murphy, John Stanley Bailey, David Barnett, Scott Steed, Kirk M. Bradshaw, Wyatt Miller, Bradford J. Phelps, Otto R. Fry, Marc W. Heflin, Eric Sixbey, and Donnie R. Wallis.

USTA Arkansas would like to thank all the times that traveled to Mobile, Alabama for doing so well at sectionals and representing the state of Arkansas. 

If you would like to see other results from this tournament, please click here. 

If you would like to see photos from this tournament, please click here. 





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