PTR Pros take Doubles Titles at PTR Wheelchair Championships

Bryan Barten, of the Univ. of Arizona, won the Quad Open Doubles title while Shelby Baron, of the Univ of Alabama wheelchair tennis team, captured the Women’s Open Doubles Championship at our ITF Series II event. The PTR $20,000 Championships is part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour. It is also a USTA Southern Championship and a Grade A Junior Event with the ITF. The PTR Foundation made this event possible. Thanks for making your Foundation Contribution along with your membership dues each year.

Shelby also made it to the finals of the Women’s Open Singles Championship and boosted her current world ranking to 25. Side Note: PTR Member, Liz Williams, was on the doubles team that lost the Championship to Shelby & her partner. Other PTR pros playing in the event were David Jordan, Quad Consolation Champion, Sarah Casteel, Amy Burnett, Larry Keeter, Joe Russel and Harlon Matthews.

At the conclusion of the Championships, Harlon Matthews led the PTR Instructing Wheelchair Tennis Course. Next year’s event will be held Sept. 20 – 23rd on Hilton Head Island.

For all the Tournament Results click here.
For a story about the tournament by PTR Pro, Royce Silvan, click here.