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Junior tennis stars shine at Johnson Ranch

By: Press Tribune sports staff
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Bridget Guenard, a 13-year-old from Elk Grove, took top honors in the USTA Memorial Day Junior Excellence Tennis Tournament girls’ singles finals which concluded Monday at Johnson Ranch Racquet Club in Roseville. Guenard defeated Stephanie Lin 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 in the title match. Newcastle resident Brett Bacharach of Del Oro High School played to his number two seeding. Bacharach was defeated by Daniel Morkovine 6-3,6-1. Both Guenard and Bacharach train at the Spare Time Junior Tennis Academy at Broadstone Racquet Club. “Bridget showed great tenacity and competitiveness in winning her final,” said coach Doug Atkinson. “She mixed her strategies and basically wore her opponent down.”