South Orange, NJ Judy Takach and Joanne O’Shaughnessy finally broke through to win their first tournament and put an end to the run of Andrea Noyes and Susan Penney at the Orange Lawn Women’s Region I PCQ. Wisely electing to play the tournament in one day due to forecasts of bad weather for the second day, the foursome battled tiredness and each other to a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 conclusion. See the full draw. View pictures and full story
From Left to Right: Judy Takach, Joanne O'Shaughnessy, Andrea Noyes, Susan Penney
The first Women's Region I PCQ of the season featured players from all three states in the region. Finalists in the main draw and all of the backdraws, however, came from New Jersey.
Backdraw results featured newcomer Darlene Finnegan paired with Laura Gump to win the Consolation flight over Karen Berkman and Linda Marchese. Stacy Holleran and Lorraine Preziosi were winners and Lynne Elliott and Dede O'Brien finalists in the Reprieve and Nancy Gravina and Janice Henderson prevailed in the Last Chance over Tricia Mullaney-Hagar and Sheila Rippe.
Phyllis Weiss chaired the event for the 17th year!