The inaugural Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Junior Tennis Classic USTA Southern Level 2 concluded with championship singles matches on Monday, marking the end of a successful tournament.

The tournament, which was back in Shreveport for the first time since the early 1980’s, brought 182 junior tennis players from Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama,

Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina to Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club and Southern Hills Tennis Center. The groups included from girls and boys 12’s to 18’s and featured 24 competitors from the Shreveport-Bossier City area.

For full tournament results:

Photos from the four-day tournament can be found at:

The tournament was also featured prominently locally on KTAL News 6 and in the Shreveport Times.

KTAL coverage:

Shreveport Times coverage: