CONGRATUATIONS!! BELINDA NIU USTA Girls 16’s Clay Court Champion!!

Congratulations to Belinda Niu, who won Girls 16s singles in the USTA National Clay Court Championships. Belinda worked her way from the round of 128, to the finals where she defeated the 17th seed, Nicole Melichar. In the nine rounds that Belinda played, she defeated the 1st, 5th, 4th, and 17th seed. Belinda also competed in doubles with partner Lea Jansen. They won their first match, but lost their second match to the doubles finalists Mimi Fotopoulos and Alecia Kauss. Belinda’s remarkable performance this summer has skyrocketed her into the top ten nationally for the Girls 16s. Great Job Belinda!