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Brenda Carter


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BRENDA CARTER HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF CHARLESTON, S. C. SINCE 1999, AND IN THAT TIME HAS MADE AN INDELIBLE IMPACT ON THE TENNIS COMMUNITY. BEFORE HER MOVE TO CHARLESTON, SHE WAS KNOWN AS ONE OF GEORGIA'S TOP PLAYERS AND HAD ACHIEVED A #1 SOUTHERN RANKING.

AFTER HER MOVE TO SOUTH CAROLINA SHE BEGAN TO COLLECT NATIONAL TITLES. SHE WAS AN ITF WORLD CHAMPION IN THE 60'S SINGLES, AND A FINALIST IN DOUBLES. CARTER HAS WON 14 NATIONAL SINGLES TITLES AND 10 NATIONAL DOUBLES TITLES. SHE HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE USTA NATIONAL TEAM, THE MAUREEN CONNOLLY CUP TEAM AND THE ALICE MARBLE CUP TEAM. SHE ALSO SERVES AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL SENIOR WOMEN'S TENNIS ASSOCIATION.

CARTER IS NOT ONLY A WORLD-CLASS PLAYER, SHE IS A WORLD-CLASS ACT. FELLOW SOUTH CAROLINA TENNIS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE DIANE FISHBURNE SAYS THAT CARTER IS "GENEROUS, HUMBLE AND UNMATCHED WHEN IT COMES TO INTEGRITY." HER OPPONENTS, PARTNERS AND TEAMMATES CAN SENSE THAT SHE IS SOMEONE SPECIAL ON AND OFF THE COURT. HER OUTSTANDING SPORTSMANSHIP, GREAT PLAY AND NATIONAL STATURE HAVE EARNED HER THE MARGARET RUSSO SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD, WHICH IS VOTED ON BY THE PLAYERS.

BRENDA HAS WON NUMEROUS OTHER HONORS, INCLUDING THE 2001 AND 2006 USTA SOUTH CAROLINA ADULT FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND THE 2003 USTA SOUTHERN SLEW HESTER ADULT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WHICH WAS GIVEN IN RECOGNITION OF HER OUTSTANDING TENNIS PERFORMANCE AND RANKING. SHE HAS BEEN RANKED #1 IN THE NATION IN THE 55'S AND 60'S AGE DIVISIONS, AND LOOKS TO CONTINUE THAT STREAK IN 2010.

CARTER HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENIOR CUP TEAM EVERY YEAR SINCE MOVING TO CHARLESTON. SHE HAS ALSO BEEN A MEMBER OF THE SOUTHERN INTERSECTIONAL TEAM FOR TEN YEARS, A COMPETITION WHICH FEATURES THE BEST PLAYERS FROM THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

 

 
 
 
 
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