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33 players compete in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic




In the Women’s B Division Finals, Brittany Wright was the champion of the second Whitesburg Tennis Classic.

In the Women’s B Division Finals, Brittany Wright was the champion of the second Whitesburg Tennis Classic.

The second Whitesburg Tennis Classic was held last weekend at the Whitesburg City Courts. The tournament was a big success bringing in 33 different players from as far away as Ashland Ky. The tournament doubled in size from last year and we hope that next year will be even better. There was a lot of really good tennis played in 90 to 95 degree heat. In the Women’s B Division Finals Brittany Wright defeated Michelle Salada 6-7 (3) 6-3, 6-3. Mots Bishnoi was the 40 and Over Singles Champion and Jeff Porter was the Runner Up. Wade Morton defeated Jim Vanover in the Men’s B Singles Finals by a score of 7-5, 6-1. Bailee Wright, who just turned 10 years old, defeated Connor Strong 6-3, 6-3 in the Men’s C Singles Final. Dylan Caudill was the Champion of the Boy’s 16 and under division by defeating Connor Strong in the Finals by a score of 6-0, 6-1. Jeff Porter and Dustin Everman defeated Mots Bishnoi and Rick Raleigh in the Men’s A Doubles Finals 6-4, 6-3. In the Men’s B Doubles Finals, Wade Morton and Shawn Marcum rallied from a set down to defeat Tim Ison and Tim R. Ison by a score of 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. Brittany Wright and Rick Raleigh were the Open Mixed Doubles Champion and Kari and Mots Bishnoi were the Runners Up.








Ballee Wright, 10, was the winner of the Men’s C Singles final in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic. He is pictured with Rick Raleigh.

Ballee Wright, 10, was the winner of the Men’s C Singles final in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic. He is pictured with Rick Raleigh.

Brittany Wright and Rick Raleigh were the Open Mixed Doubles champions of the Whitesburg Tennis Classic.

Brittany Wright and Rick Raleigh were the Open Mixed Doubles champions of the Whitesburg Tennis Classic.

Shawn Marcum (left) and Wade Morton (right) came back from a set down to win the Men’s B Doubles finals in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic. They are pictured with Rick Raleigh.

Shawn Marcum (left) and Wade Morton (right) came back from a set down to win the Men’s B Doubles finals in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic. They are pictured with Rick Raleigh.

Wade Morton (right), pictured with Rick Raleigh, won the Men’s B Singles Finals in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic.

Wade Morton (right), pictured with Rick Raleigh, won the Men’s B Singles Finals in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic.

Dylan Caudill (right) was the champion of the Boys’ 16 and Under division in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic. Pictured with him is Rick Raleigh.

Dylan Caudill (right) was the champion of the Boys’ 16 and Under division in the Whitesburg Tennis Classic. Pictured with him is Rick Raleigh.

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