Top-seeded Arkansan meets match

Posted: June 18, 2014 at 3:46 a.m.

Max Mendelsohn of Little Rock returns a shot in a round of 16 loss to Brandon Freestone of Roswell, Ga., in the USTA Southern Closed 16s on Tuesday at Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock. Mendelsohn lost the first set 6-0 and retired behind 2-0 in the second with an elbow injury.

Self-applied pressure, nagging elbow pain and one tough opponent combined to eliminate a local favorite from the USTA Southern Closed 16s Championships at Rebsamen Tennis Center on Tuesday.

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