The Mercer Island Islanders tennis doubles team consisting of Kevin Chen/Chris Elliott earned first place at the 3A state tennis tournament on May 25 in Kennewick. Photo courtesy of MC Chen

The Mercer Island Islanders tennis doubles team consisting of Kevin Chen/Chris Elliott earned first place at the 3A state tennis tournament on May 25 in Kennewick. Photo courtesy of MC Chen

Doubles duo attains a coveted goal on the tennis court

The doubles team of Kevin Chen/Chris Elliott goes undefeated at the 3A state tournament.

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:28pm
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The Mercer Island Islanders tennis doubles dynamic duo of Kevin Chen/Chris Elliott turned in a dominating performance at the 3A state tournament.

The Chen/Elliott combination, which went undefeated during the regular season this past fall, replicated their success at the state tourney. They went 4-0 at the tourney en route to winning the 3A doubles championship. Chen/Elliott defeated Garfield’s August Knox/Nick Bishop 2-0 (6-1, 6-4) in the championship match on May 25 at the Tri City Court Club in Kennewick.

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