U.S. Girls Win Third Straight World Junior Tennis Title

August 10, 2009

The United States’ girls’ team comprised of Sachia Vickery of Miramar, Fla., Victoria Duval of Delray Beach, Fla., and Brooke Austin of Indianapolis, defeated the Czech Republic 2-1 today in Prostejov, Czech Republic, to win its third straight World Junior Tennis title. The World Junior Tennis Competition is an international team event featuring players ages 14-and-under.

After Duval lost to Aneta Dvorakova 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-4, to open the final, Vickery defeated Petra Rohanova 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-2, to force the deciding doubles match, where Duval and Vickery beat Dvorakova and Rohanova 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-1, to clinch the title.

With the win, the U.S. becomes the first country to win three consecutive titles.

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