USA wins 40th anniversary Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy for girls 18 in Eastbourne, England on June 22nd.. Keep up the good work. Go USA!

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             USA WINS 40th annual 


                       (USA vs. Great Britain)

                       June 22, 2016

                   Eastbourne, England

Dallas… The Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy is an annual competition between the United States and Great Britain for Ladies 18 & under.  In this special 40th anniversary year, the USA was victorious:  4-2.

The match was well played and exciting until the end with the matches tied at 2-2 after the #4 singles.  The USA won two very close doubles matches with a match tie-break to decide the winner.  The United States leads the competition in victories 26-13 and took home the beautiful silver cup.

The winning USA team was represented by:  Kayla Day, Sofia Kenin, Claire Liu, Alexandra Sanford, and captains:  Jamea Jackson and Henner Nehles.

Representing the British team: Emily Appleton, Jodie Burrage, Francesca Jones, Ali Collins, and captains:  Claire Curran and Jane O'Donoghue.

This is one of the many events sponsored by the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation to further junior tennis development.  Please see attached for complete match results and photos.

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