Smith Stearns player performs well at national championships

Hilton Head Island tennis player Grant Durham teamed with Isaac Smith of Clearfield, Utah, to claim a runner-up doubles finish at the United States Tennis Association Boys’ 14s National Clay Court Championships from July 16-23 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

Durham and Smith won five matches in straight sets to reach the final and claimed a first-set tiebreaker against Saud Alhogbani and Nishesh Basavareddy before dropping the final two sets.

Durham attends Smith Stearns Tennis Academy at The Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head, which helps prepare junior players for the highest level of competition.