A Kirkland-based Pacific Northwest section tennis squad notched first place in the Adult Mixed 40 & Over 6.0 League National Championship at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. Left to right, front: Wenying Du, Tracy Qi, Carmen Zlateff and Xiangwei Gu; left to right, back: Davis Feng, Brian Li, Robert Liu, Bing Liu and Zheng Mu. Photo courtesy of USTA/Manuela Davies

A Kirkland-based Pacific Northwest section tennis squad notched first place in the Adult Mixed 40 & Over 6.0 League National Championship at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. Left to right, front: Wenying Du, Tracy Qi, Carmen Zlateff and Xiangwei Gu; left to right, back: Davis Feng, Brian Li, Robert Liu, Bing Liu and Zheng Mu. Photo courtesy of USTA/Manuela Davies

Kirkland tennis team nets national championship

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:37am
  • Sports

They honed their skills at the Eastside Tennis Center in Kirkland and showed the nation their talent at the USTA League Mixed 40 & Over 6.0 National Championships.

In Orlando, Florida last month, a Kirkland-based squad netted the national title with a 2-1 victory over a team from Las Vegas in the championship match. In the semifinals, Kirkland’s squad triumphed over Haverhill, Massachusetts’ team, 3-0. Both matches were played at the USTA National Campus.

The Kirkland team is 13 players strong and is led by co-captains Robert Liu and Zheng Mu. Kirkland’s winning squad also features Jun Liu, Carmen Zlateff, Tracy Qi, Rachel Ouyang, Qian Liang, Davis Feng, Calvin Vu, Wenying Du, Brian Li, Bing Liu and Xiangwei Gu.

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