Victoria Duval, former “Little Mo” champ, received the Maureen Connolly “Outstanding Player” award at the USTA Girls 18 championships in San Diego, CA. Congrats to Victoria! And congratulations to Samantha Crawford, former “Little Mo” champion, for receiving the USTA Sportsmanship award.
The prestigious Maureen Connolly Brinker Outstanding Junior Girl Award has been given since 1969 by the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation to a player at the USTA National Girls’ 18 Championships who has performed outstandingly at the event. Victoria Duval received this year’s honor. Her name will be added to the cup, which includes such tennis legends as Lindsay Davenport and Tracy Austin, and recent Olympians Lisa Raymond and Christina McHale. Also on Sunday, Samantha Crawford was given the USTA Sportsmanship Award in the Girls’ 18s. Jessica Ho was given the award for the 16s.