TMI student wins tennis tournament

Paulina A. Garcia, a seventh-grader at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, won first place in her division at the USTA-sanctioned Horseshoe Bay Resort Red Clay Fall Open (Jr.), held Sept. 23-25 in Horseshoe Bay.

Playing on clay-surface courts, Garcia won four straight matches without losing a single set during the two-day tournament. Unranked for the tournament, she faced tough competition from Austin, San Antonio and the Hill Country, including the No. 2-seeded player in the tournament, whom she defeated in the first full day of play.