Patrick Galbraith elected president of U.S. Tennis Association

by: AP | November 27, 2018

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Patrick Galbraith succeeds Katrina Adams, who served an unprecedented two consecutive terms. (Getty Images)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Galbraith is the new board chairman and president of the U.S. Tennis Association.

The USTA announced the election of Galbraith on Tuesday. He succeeds Katrina Adams, who served an unprecedented two consecutive terms.

Adams was the first African-American and first former professional tennis player to serve as USTA president. Adams will serve the next two years as immediate past president.

Galbraith has been on the board in various capacities for 12 years. He begins his two-year term Jan. 1.

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