Aviators’ Harrison and Breakers’ Gibbs named MVPs

Aviators’ Ryan Harrison and Breakers’ Nicole Gibbs named Mylan World TeamTennis MVPs presented by Forevermark

Fabrice Martin, Michaella Krajicek Named Top Rookies; San Diego’s John Lloyd is Coach of the Year

mylanwtt_logoAmericans Ryan Harrison of the San Diego Aviators and Nicole Gibbs of the Orange County Breakers were named recipients of the Mylan World TeamTennis MVP awards presented by Forevermark, based on their performance during the 2016 regular season. Harrison and Gibbs will each receive a $7,500 bonus and a diamond from Forevermark, a diamond brand from The De Beers Group of Companies.
Harrison and Gibbs both led their respective teams to the Mylan World TeamTennis Finals presented by Citi on Friday, August 26, in Forest Hills, N.Y. The duo will receive their awards during a presentation at the Finals.

Earning Mylan WTT Rookie of the Year honors are Fabrice Martin of the Philadelphia Freedoms and Michaella Krajicek of the Springfield Lasers who will each receive a $2,500 bonus.

John Lloyd, who led the San Diego Aviators to an 8-4 regular season record, was named Mylan WTT Coach of the Year.

San Diego and Orange County will battle for the King Trophy next Friday afternoon as the West Coast rivals face off for the fifth time this season. The teams split their regular season rivalry at two matches apiece but the Aviators will be the home team in the Finals based on most games won in the head-to-head matches. The Mylan WTT Finals presented by Citi kicks off at 3:45 p.m. ET at Forest Hills Stadium at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y.

For more information, visit www.WTT.com/Finals. For media credentials for the Finals, contact Rosie Crews at 817-684-0366 or rcrews@wtt.com.

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