The USTA is saddened to learn of the passing of #UCDavis alumnus and USMC pilot Captain Sean Elliott, who died with 15 of his fellow servicemen in a tragic plane crash in Mississippi this summer.
Capt. Elliott was a notable high school tennis player in Orange County and graduated from Davis in 2009, who opted to enlist in the US Marine Corps instead of turning pro. Capt. Elliott, described on the court as “phenomenal” and “a big hitter,” saw active duty across the globe, including Afghanistan and Korea. As a young man, he served as a ballboy at the US Men’s Clay Court Championships in Houston in 2003-2004.
The USTA offers condolences to the family of Captain Sean Elliott, who was interned at Arlington National Cemetery in August.USTA League, the country’s largest adult recreational tennis league, gets hundreds of thousands of participants nationwide competing, exercising and enjoying the camaraderie of teammates. Tennis is the sport of a lifetime! Play is based on the National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) rating system so you will play with and against players of similar ability. Whether you are new to the game or a former player, there’s a spot for you. USTA League also offers you and your teammates a chance to advance from local play to USTA League National Championship events.