Bellevue tennis team earns second place at national championships

Local tennis squad advances to championship matchup.

A women’s tennis team from Bellevue, which represented the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Pacific Northwest Section, earned second place at the USTA League Adult 18 & Over 2.5 National Championships on Oct. 14 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. The Bellevue squad lost to a team from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 2-1 in the championship match. The Bellevue team, which competes at the Robinswood Tennis Center, was coached by Jason Chapman. Players on the team included Jun Liu, Jingjing Cai, Shannen Wyman, Elena Harnish, Fan Xiang, Jennifer Israel and Jenny Sia.