August 3, 2015 at 4:34 pm EDT | by Kevin Majoros
Capital Tennis wins Atlantic Cup
Capital Tennis players celebrate their weekend triumph. (Photo courtesy the team)

Capital Tennis players celebrate their weekend triumph. (Photo courtesy the team)

Last weekend, 22 players from Capital Tennis Association brought home the team trophy after narrowly defeating the Boston team at the 2015 Atlantic Cup.

The event has been held annually since 1992 and LGBT players of all skill levels (Open to Division D) from D.C., Philadelphia, Boston and New York City compete for the team trophy.

This year’s tournament was held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., and D.C. clinched the Cup in the very last match of the tournament. D.C. holds the most wins in the history of the tournament with eight titles. The final scores were D.C.: 32, Boston: 31, Philadelphia: 20 and New York, 12 (each match win equals one point).

Players were Alper Tunca, Brian Langdon, Clint Manning, Dominique Lipscomb, Ed Landreth, Erin Pulice Myers, George Byrd, Greg Zick, Joaquin Turley, Joe Schluepner, Keith Rice, Kevin McCarthy, Kurt Powers, Matt Packer, Michael Klein, Quang Nguyen, Raymund Flandez, Rayth Myers, Rob Treadway, Robbie Cao, Ronald Chan and Vadim Pogosov.

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