Bronson to compete at ITF Seniors World Team Championships

Sherri Bronson of Scottsdale will represent the United States at the

Sherri Bronson of Scottsdale will represent the United States at the ITF Seniors World Team Championships. (Photo credit: Theresa Bowen)

Sherri Bronson of Scottsdale is one of 24 players who will represent the United States at the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent of tennis’ Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions.

The 24 American athletes will be competing against players from 25 other countries, according to a press release.

The ITF Seniors World Team Championships is the highest-ranked event on the ITF Seniors Circuit for male and female players in the age categories 50-60 and will be held June 19-24 in Helsinki, Finland, the release states.

The American teams will be defending the titles in three competitions: Austria Cup (Men’s 55), Maria Esther Bueno Cup (Women’s 50) and Alice Marble Cup (Women’s 60).

Ms. Bronson, 62, is an active tennis player and ambassador for the sport. As a breast cancer and melanoma survivor, Ms. Bronson’s strength and personality stood strong as she continued to play tennis and win tournaments throughout radiation.

She was inducted into the USTA Central Arizona Hall of Fame in 2012.

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