Misa Malkin wins Girls 16 singles championship in Las Vegas

Misa Malkin (Courtesy Photo)

Arizona Connections Academy freshman Misa Malkin won the Girls’ 16 National L3 Singles Championship in Las Vegas held on Saturday, Sept. 23. Malkin defeated Santa Barbara junior Yuka Perera, 6-1 6-4.


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