Jay and Barry Men's 70s Champions-MN July 2015


Congratulations to Jay Bortner and Barry Shollenberger for winning the Men’s 70’s Gold Medal in the National Senior Games held in mid-July in Minneapolis, MN!  This prestigious tournament that’s held every 2 years.

They won against opponents from MN, MO/WI, CT and won against a team from MN in the finals to win the GOLD MEDAL!  The match score was 6-7 (5); 7-6 (5); and 13-11.  It’s a well-deserved win and it doesn’t get any closer than this.

This was the seventh National Senior Games that Jay has competed in and Barry’s second.   Previously, Jay won a 4th place in Singles in 2007 in Louisville, Kentucky and 7th place in Singles in 2011 in Houston, Texas.  Also in Houston, Texas, Jay and Barry won the Bronze medal for Men’s Doubles 65-69.   CONGRATS!!!


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Al’s Tennis Shop

6026 Winthrop Town Centre Ave.,

Riverview, FL 33578

(Winthrop Town Centre)

Cross Streets:  Bloomingdale and Providence


Al’s Tennis Shop