Two teens from Kendall to serve as Miami Open ball persons

After four weeks of training, two Kendall teenagers will get to work up close and personal with some of tennis’ biggest stars at the Miami Open.

Best friends Isabella Menendez, 14, and Laura Guerra-Lopez, 15, trained once a week for five hours at Key Biscayne’s Crandon Park Tennis Center before being selected as two of the 400 ball persons needed for the event.

The Miami Open begins on March 20 and lasts for two weeks. This year features Roger Federer, an 18 major-title holder, Novak Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion and Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam champion.

READ FULL on South Florida News Service and The Miami Herald.

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