Play2Nguyen won all five of its games at the 2019 World TeamTennis Rec League Nationals in Palm Desert, California. Photo courtesy of World TeamTennis

Play2Nguyen won all five of its games at the 2019 World TeamTennis Rec League Nationals in Palm Desert, California. Photo courtesy of World TeamTennis

Amateur tennis team from Mercer Island wins national championship at California tournament

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:07pm
  • Sports

Play2Nguyen, an amateur tennis team from Mercer Island, won the 4.5 division championship at the 2019 World TeamTennis Rec League Nationals from Nov. 1-3 in Palm Desert, California. The team consisted of non-playing captain Scott Nguyen, and players, Anhtu Hoang, Candice Canley, Chan Han, Chiaki Yoshikawa, Damien David, Michelle Nguyen, Nanami Akatsuka and Thong Nguyen. The team posted a perfect 5-0 record, including a 36-13 victory over Team Gus Gus in their final match. A total of 68 teams competed in 10 separate divisions competed at the competition.

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