Taylor Harper of Hartsville won a United States Tennis Association youth tournament last weekend in Murfreesboro, winning the Boys 10 division with a 4-1, 4-1 victory. Taylor, age 10, is a third-grader in Mrs. Pruitt’s class at Trousdale County Elementary School.
Taylor has been playing tennis since age 5 under the direction of his father, Marcus Harper, and plays at Trey Park and at Langform Farms in Old Hickory. The Murfreesboro tournament was his third win in as many tournaments after a pair of previous wins in Hendersonville. He is currently ranked No. 44 in the state of Tennessee in the Boys 10 division.