Fredericksburg youths dominate FTA Summer Swing tournament


HENRY ALVAREZ follows through on his shot Sunday morning during boys’ doubles action at the FTA Summer Swing tournament at Fredericksburg High School. Alvarez and his brother, Andrew, advanced to the semifinals. — Standard- Radio Post/Matt Ward

Local players won six of 10 age divisions in the Fredericksburg Tennis Association’s “Summer Swing” tournament held here last Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16.

Held on courts at the Fredericksburg High School campus and inside Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, the tourney drew boys and girls up to 18 years old in both singles and doubles categories.

Attendance figures were down this year, which organizer Randall King attributes to the start of a new Andy Roddick junior tournament held in Marble Falls the same weekend.

“Still, we got a good little tournament in,” he said.

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