Eleven-year-old Nikki Yanez competed in the Level 3 USTA Florida Winter Championships the weekend of Jan. 17 and won five matches, winning 60 sets and dropping just seven sets.
Yanez is the No. 2 tennis player in the state in her age group and the No. 4 tennis player in the country in her age group.
The Level 3 tournament happens twice a year and is the highest level for all USTA events.
Yanez has been playing tennis for two years and trains at the Sarasota Racquet Club.VIEW ARTICLE