Yanina Wickmayer

Orange County Breakers win World Team Tennis championship

Orange County Breakers win World Team Tennis championship

CARLSBAD – They played a bit better in the clutch moments, and they came into hostile territory to vanquish a rival.

The reward for the Orange County Breakers on Saturday night was the World Team Tennis championship.

The Breakers defeated the defending champion San Diego Aviators, 22-18, for the title at the Omni La Costa Resort.

In the Breakers’ third straight WTT Finals appearance, they earned payback for last year’s loss in the title match to the Aviators. The title is just the second in Breakers franchise history; the first came in 2004.

The title match may have been a rematch, but the Breakers had an entirely new squad in 2017. It was a talented group that won...

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