written by: Darlene
Congratulations to Pam Ruoff and Maria Manley on their victory in the Region 1 Presidents Cup Qualifier held at Beacon Hill Club on Friday. They defeated Jill Feher and Stacie Stephens in a hard-fought final. View the full draws here.> [ read more ]
written by: Staff
Tournament Director Drew Broderick has released the draw for this weekend's Atlantic Classic Men's National Ranking Tournament and Region 1 President's Cup Qualifier. You can view it here.
In case you can't make it to the event, he has also arranged for live video from Canoe Brook Country Club beginning at 10:15 AM on Saturday and continuing as long as there is play. Semifinals and finals of the main draw are scheduled for Sunday morning beginning at 10:00 AM. View LIVE from CANOE BROOK [ read more ]
In their run to the championship of the Jane B Fleming Memorial Tournament,Carrie Rabuse and Katie Adams had to take out the teams seeded numbers 1, 3 and 4! This Region 2 Women's PCQ was well-attended by Region 1 teams, with the finals featuring Kathy McMahon and Robin Aisenman.
Other winners: Quarter Reprieve - Lum/Parsons; Reprieve - Hapgood/Brown; Consolation - G. McMahon/Adamini and Conso Reprieve - Sharnsky/Schoen.
Region 1 PCQ
South Orange, NJ
The Orange Lawn Tennis Club Women's Region 1 PCQ was played in the first "paddle weather" of the season. At the end of a full day of competition, Jill Feher and Darlene McGlone defeated Carolyn Cutler and Stacie Stephens to claim the crown and start their PC quest. In the longest match of the day, Kori Lannon and Sue Pijawka outlasted Anne Delaney and Amanda Dolan for the Conso title. Carrie Rabuse and Jessica Fisher were Reprieve champions. Tournament Director Phyllis Weiss was thanked for her 22 years at the helm, as she will turn over the reins to Darlene McGlone for next year.
View the complete draws
Connecticut Classic Women's Open
The recent Connecticut Classic Women's Open was held at the Hartford Golf Club. This National Ranking Tournament and Region 2 PCQ had a decidedly Region 1 flavor, with all 8 quarterfinal teams based there. Top seeded Cynthia Dardis and Amy Shay claimed their first title of the year with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Keri Flynn and Liz Jaffe. Lauren Cash and Maria Manley beat out Bobo Delaney and Tonia Mangan for 5th place. Judy Arden - Ana Brzova and Donna Charlton - Janet Faig will play for the Consolation crown. Meyers and Welling were the Consolation Reprieve winners. View the complete draw.
Shadow Lake Invitational - Women
The 32nd annual Shadow Lake Invitational was its usual rousing success - with free clinics and exhibitions and 4 simultaneous tournaments! The Women's "A" tournament was a Region 4 Presidents Cup Qualifier, but a team from Region 1 took home the trophies! Jill Feher and Darlene Finnegan defeated Kelly Fisher and Nathalie Lemieux in the finals by a score of 2-6, 6-4, 6-1. The "B" division featured mostly locals, with Carey Ann Denefrio and Lana Khvalina Ivy beating Maureen Connelly and Mimi Hartney for the crown. Click for full results: Women's "A" drawWomen's "B" draw
2010 APTA Nationals
Philadelphia PA Region 1 Women and Region 5 Men win Presidents Cup!
Draws for the
2010 APTA Nationals in Philadelphia. Check for updates over the next few days.
The Patterson Club Junior Open had a great turnout of 34 teams playing on a beautiful warm fall Sunday afternoon. Kids from all over region 1 turned out for this APTA Junior Tour Tourney. Special thanks to all who helped to make it possible - Viking, APTA and paddlepro, as well as the parents and the juniors! Congratulations to all the participants and winners. Click here for results and some photos.
The Region 1 Men's team dominated play in Presidents Cup today, with Drew Broderick and Guy Moore going 5-0 at the #1 position. No region 1 pair had a losing record. The Region 4 Women's team repeated as champs, topping their Region 5 counterparts again. Play begins tomorrow in Men's and Women's Nationals competition.
Viking Junior Tour Results
The Patterson Club Junior Open was held as part of the Viking Junior Tour on November 16, 2008, at the Patterson Club and Fairfied area clubs. The tournament had a great turnout of 39 teams playing on a beautiful fall Sunday afternoon. Kids from all over region 1 turned out for this Viking Junior Tour Tourney. View results and pictures.
CT Classic Rebirth
West Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Classic is back - although it shifted from Region 1 to Region 2. After a day of rain for the Women's CT Classic, the Men's version went off without any delays. Through fierce competition, Lennart Jonason and Johan duRandt from Massachusetts defeated Ray Crosta (NJ) and Mike Stulac (NY) to claim the crown. Semifinalists were Bill & Leo Power (MA) and Drew Broderick & Guy Moore (NJ). Consolation winners were Freid & Smith; Reprieve winners were Arraya & Levanat; Last Chance winners were Teglas & Budden. Courtia Worth reports that it was "a fabulous tournament - very competitive with high spirits!" Download results here
Orange Lawn PCQ
South Orange, NJ
They have won it before, but never together! Joanne O'Shaughnessy and Susan Penney overcame a larger than usual field and some inclement weather during the finals to defeat Donna Charlton and Janet Faig in the first Women's Region 1 Presidents Cup Qualifier of the season. Tournament Director Phyllis Weiss gave in to the demand and increased the draw size to 46 teams for this year's event. In this way she was able to accommodate many new players who wanted a tournament experience. As always, there was good competition and good food!