2008 USTA Middle States Yearbook 2008 : Page 11

Hall of Fame John McGrath John McGrath played and won USTA sanctioned tournaments for over 50 years. In Middle States, McGrath held a No.1-ranking in his respective age group for close to 20 years. McGrath’s legacy will help to inspire seniors as his most memorable achievements occurred after age 70 when he became the top-ranked senior singles player in the world at ages 70, 75 and 80. Charlotte Atwater Miller Charlotte Atwater Miller has been ranked No.1 in every Middle States age group since she was 13. After winning the USTA National Indoors 18-and-under doubles title in 1965 and becoming the 16-and-under singles finalist in 1966, Miller went on to William and Mary College and did not lose a match for 2-1/2 years. She then attended Elizabethtown College and remained undefeated. She also became a member of the U.S. Junior Wightman Cup squad, an honor reserved for the top 16 female college tennis players in the nation. Miller’s success continues in league, interdistrict play and in coaching women’s tennis at Penn Manor High School. 11 Tom Sweitzer Tom Sweitzer, “the tireless tennis promoter,” has created and/or participated in tennis activities and programs which have resulted in over 7.5 million dollars being raised for charities, in addition to creating interest and publicity for tennis. An outstanding player and coach in his own right, Sweitzer led both his high school and Bloomsburg College to championship seasons. People who know Sweitzer say he is always thinking about how to make tennis grow. A USPTA Master Professional, Sweitzer is an established ambassador for Central PA tennis through his direction, teaching and leadership. 2008 YEAR BOOK | USTA Middle States

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