Area tennis players advance in qualifier

By Staff Reports

June 13, 2014

BOWLING GREEN — Several Westwood Tennis players, coached by pro Jeff Brown, advanced during a Northwest Ohio Tennis Qualifier for the Midwest Closed Tournament last weekend.

Shawnee’s Jason Barton (boys 18s), Spencerville’s Kaylee Davis (girls 18s), Wapakoneta’s Emerson Hager (boys 16s), Kenton’s Claire Oates (girls 16s) and Wapakoneta’s Kaitlin Snider (girls 18s) moved on to play June 21 in Indianapolis. In addition, St. Charles’ Marina Fuderic (girls 10s) qualified to play in Indianapolis on July 12.

The top six players from the NWO Qualifier for each age group earned a spot to compete in a draw of 128 players from a five state area which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.