Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Junior Tennis Classic Finds Success in Inaugural Year

Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Junior Tennis Classic Finds Success in Inaugural Year

 The inaugural Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Junior Tennis Classic USTA Southern Level 2 concluded with championship singles matches on Monday, marking the end of a successful tournament.

The tournament, which was back in Shreveport for the first time since the early 1980’s, brought 182 junior tennis players from Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama,

Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina to Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club and Southern Hills Tennis Center. The groups included from girls and boys 12’s to 18’s and featured 24 competitors from the Shreveport-Bossier City area.

For full tournament results: https://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=219767#&&s=8Results0

Photos from the four-day tournament can be found at: https://nis.nikonimagespace.com/html/guest/en/index.html?g=VnDucYll9hH86u8RRHCXx1ZFj3G6wYbKnHukh8wlyO1x9ZQ8HOmpnlxySo9VtfEZ5rcKhT6nuwjrDlp7RmHBcg&r=0#grid

The tournament was also featured prominently locally on KTAL News 6 and in the Shreveport Times.

KTAL coverage: https://www.arklatexhomepage.com/sports/walk-ons-independence-bowl-junior-tennis-classic-hosted-in-shreveport-this-weekend/1346852880

Shreveport Times coverage: https://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/sports/2018/08/06/shreveports-hinderberger-10-wins-boys-12-bowl-junior-tennis-title/914278002/