El Paso teen wins two prestigious national tennis titles
EL PASO, Texas —
An El Paso teen won two prestigious national titles.
Gianna Pielet, 15, won the Girls’ 16 and Under singles and doubles title at the USTA Winter Nationals in Orlando, Florida.
The competition took place Dec. 27 through Jan. 2.
Pielet, the top seed in Girls 16’s also won the doubles title on New Year’s Day with partner Carmen Corley of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Pielet went a perfect 12-0 during her week in Orlando, winning seven singles matches and five doubles matches. This is one of the top junior events in the country, with a field of more than 500 boys and girls.
With the win, Pielet should move to a No. 2 ranking in the country in Girls' 16s singles.