Photo above: Larry Scheper. Photo by Eric Horan Photography.
The American Tennis Association held its 98th Annual Tennis Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from August 2-9, 2015. Larry Scheper, of Scheper Tennis Academy in Beaufort captured the Men’s 45 Singles Championship for the fourth consecutive year, maintaining the top spot in the national ranking. Competing in three events, Scheper, along with partner Maurice Green of Salt Point NY, won the Men’s 45 Doubles Championship Event. Scheper’s 13-year-old-daughter Jayda Scheper also competed in Juniors events receiving the Sportsmanship Award. Scheper is also the high school tennis coach at Beaufort Academy.