Circle C Manager Named Senior Player of the Year
December 10, 2008 - Fernando Velasco received the “CATA Senior Player of the Year” from CATA upcoming president Ray Delk, during the Annual Meeting and Awards Night of the Capital Area Tennis Association held at the Courtyard Tennis Club on December 8, 2008.
Velasco is presently co-ranked # 1 in Texas and #20 in the National USTA 65 and Over Singles Division. He ended up the year with a 32-10 win-loss record, wining the Mabry Major Zone, and the PTR National Championship. In addition, he was finalist in the World of Tennis Category II Championships, Houston Fall Festival, Walnut Creek Major Zone, Waco Major Zone, Horseshoe Bay Clay Court, and the Courtyard Classic Tournaments.
He was also a Member of the Texas Division Team that won both the 65 and Over Division and the Overall Team National Championship during the Intersectional Tournament held in Arlington in November. He was undefeated in the Singles 3 position and 1 Doubles.
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