Glendale Tennis Team Wins the USTA Southern California Championships

GLENDALE–The Glorietta Park youth tennis program–under the direction of Coach Vigen Khanlarian and team coordinator–Vartan Aghabegian–cruised to glorious victory when both team divisions won the San Fernando Valley League–against teams from La Canada–Northridge–Toluca Lake–Westlake–Van Nubs–Valencia–among others.

During the June 25-26 Championships–the "14 and under" team won 1st place–while the "18 and under" team won 2nd place by competing against League winners from Orange County–San Diego–Riverside–Santa Barbara–San Gabriel Valley and Ventura County.

The next stop will be USTA West Regional Championships to be held in Texas in October 2005–where both teams from Glendale will be representing Southern California to compete against teams from Hawaii Pacific–Pacific Northwest–Southwest and Northern California.

The Southern California Champions 14 and under intermediate Team Roster consists of: Highbert Davtian–Michael Astorian–Eric Khanlarian–Victoria Shumakova–Illene Suleymanyan–Alex Abramian and Tenny Soleymani.

The Southern California Finalists 18 and under intermediate team Roster includes: Ynna Aghabegian–Alina Sookasian–Meldia Hacobian–Beina Azadgoli–Sevana Suleymanian and Sona Karakasian.


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