Local helps earn world cup for U.S.

From left: R. Stapp, Malibu resident Amy Alcini, J. Cass and V. McKenna

Local and tennis champion Amy Alcini won the tennis World Cup Championships for the U.S. with her teammates in New Zealand. The team defeated Spain 2-1, followed by Turkey 3-0, Great Britain 2-1 and defeated France to win the cup in games played between Feb. 20-28.