Carter retains ITF title

11/11/2012 12:14 AM

11/11/2012 12:15 AM

Hayley Carter of Columbia won the 18s division Saturday of the International Tennis Federation’s junior tournament at Lexington Tennis Center.

Carter trounced Kaitlin McCarthy of Cary, N.C., 6-2, 6-4. Carter was the first S.C. player to reach two S.C. ITF finals since Melanie Oudin in 2007.

Carter is the only player to win back-to-back S.C. ITF championships.

In the boys 18s singles, William Blumberg of Greenwich, Conn., defeated Henrik Wiersholm of Kirkland, Wash., 6-4, 2-6, 7-5.

In girls 18s doubles, McCarthy and Taylor Davidson (Statesville, N.C.) defeated Helen Altick (Monroe, La.) and Catherine Bellis (Atherton, Calif.), 6-4, 6-0.

In boys 18s doubles, Blumberg and Thomas Mayronne (Monroe, La.) defeated Catalin Mateas (Braintree, Mass.) and Aron Pierce (Houston), 6-3, 6-3.

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