Local Players Struggle at USTA Girls 18's National Clay Court Championships

Memphis Area Tennis prospects go 1-for 3 in the USTA Girls' 18 clay court Tennis Championships at the Racquet Club.

Memphian Ashley Murdock defeated Sugarland, Texas' Hillary Toole in straight sets in the Consolation round..

Murdock plays again Tuesday, 8-am at the Racquet Club.

But, Houston High Junior Anamika Bhargava loses in straight sets to New Yorker Stefenie Nunic.


And Courtney Collins falls to Jennifer Meredith of Marietta, Georgia...

Both Collins and Bhargava must win their matches Tuesday moring at the University Club to remain alive in this event..

The Tournament runs through Sunday with Finals at the Racquet Club.