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The Lake
The Lake Invitational

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Another tournament...another title! Ana Brzova and Viki Stoklasova claimed their second title of the season at the inaugural Lake Invitational, held at the Indian Trail Club. Tournament Director Ana turned the former women's portion of the Atlantic Classic into a Women's Only event that ran simultaneously with the men's tournament being held at Essex Fells Country Club. Ana and Viki defeated Cynthia Dardis and Amy Shay by the score of 6-4, 6-2. Other winners: Quarterfinal Reprieve - Kerri Delmonico and Lauren Gebbia; Reprieve - Karin Kochis and Jaclyn Williamson; Consolation - Michaela Babicova and Marina Ruiz de Gauna and Last Chance - Abigail Burke and Patty Cromie. See the full draws here

Juniors Rock!
Juniors 2013

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Ninety-four juniors gathered on the courts at Indian Trail Club on Saturday for the Indian Trail Club Junior Open, part of the Viking APTA Junior Tour. Following round robin play, the juniors entered bracket play. Champs were crowned in 7 divisions: 10 & Under Girls - Amelia Hughes & Grace Denious; 12 & Under Girls - Kelly Van Hoesen & Isabelle Sanchez; 15 & Under Girls - Tori Blundin & Stephanie Maluso; 10 & Under Boys - Charlie Stuhr & Trevor Ramirez; 12 & Under Boys - Peter Denious & Luke Crowley; 15 & Under Boys - William Cannon & Henry Fishman and 18 & Under Boys - Gardner Tregellas & Will Burger.   Complete brackets Photos

Bragging Rights
Indian Trail Club

Franklin Lakes, NJ
The newly created Indian Trail Club Men's B tournament was a rousing success! Sixteen teams from throughout New Jersey and Westchester County met under beautiful skies at one of the most beautiful sites in the country for a day of competition. Bragging rights go to Steve Bernt and Todd Smith, who did not drop a set in their march to the title. They defeated Jiri Janko and Jon Gieselman in the finals by a score of 6-4, 6-1. Other winners were Dan Gibralter & John Oliva, Alex Woods & Mike St. John and Michael Levine & Paul Marden. The event was so popular that a second one is planned for February.     View the complete draw

The future for Platform Tennis is certainly on the upswing

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Yesterday was the day for the so called 2013 PPTA Paddlepalooza and the main goal is still the same as it was two years ago: To was to raise the bar, become better teaching professionals and help the continue and amazing growth that platform tennis has had in the last few years. With the presence of many of the top instructors and players in the East coast the convention gathered more than 70 platform tennis professional at the Indian Trail Club, the site of the 2013 Men’s and Women’s Nationals.  Continue Reading
By Patricio Misitrano | PaddleTimes

Mark Parsons Johan du Randt crowned 2103 National Champions
Parsons duRandt

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Johan du Randt (Weston MA) and Mark Parsons (Norwalk, CT) left no doubt as to who the top team in the country is winning the 2013 National Chanpionship without dropping a set. Semi final against Juan Arraya and Lennart Jonason was decided by 2 tie breakers. New Jersey favorites Steve DeRose and Jon Lubow beat 2012 National Champs Drew Broderick and Chris Gambino in the Semis but even with heavy support from the crowd were unable to overcome Parsons and du Randt 
Full Mens Draw
Photos from 2013 Nationals

It's OVA - Ana Brzova and Viktoria Stoklasova are 2103 Women's National Champions
Brazova - Stoklasova

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Second Seed Ana Brzova (Franklin Lakes NJ) and  Viktoria Stoklasova (Stamford CT) win 2013 APTA National Championship over Mary Doten and Chelsea Nusslock   Draw and photos

It's a Record!
Corey Nicky Junior Nationals

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Their run is officially over...but it was one for the record books! Corey Delaney and Nicky Ross, from Chatham, NJ accomplished something that no one else in the history of platform tennis has done: The pair claimed their sixth junior national title, at this year's APTA Junior Nationals. Additionally, they are the first team to win 5 consecutive gold medals in juniors and the first to win the 18 & Under category 4 times. Their other titles were in the Girls 12 & Under in 2006 and the Girls 14 & Under in 2008. The two play at the Noe Pond Club in Chatham. Nicky is currently a freshman at Washington and Lee University and Corey will be heading to Dartmouth in the fall.

Iron Matt Mixed Paddle
Iron Matt

Franklin Lakes, NJ
The platform tennis community loves a good cause...and what could be a better cause than "helping children win the race against brain tumors"? The Iron Matt Mixed Paddle tournament (Iron Maddle) was back for a second year with a full draw, perfect weather, good friends, good paddle, good music, great cause! At the close of day, Ana Brzova and Anthony Cosimano prevailed over Kelly Van Calcar and Mike Gillespie to claim the crown. The winner was the Matthew Larson Foundation and all of the children and families who will be affected by their generosity.   See some photos

Iron Matt
Iron Matt

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Iron Maddle - The Iron Matt Mixed Paddle tournament - is back for a second year. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Matthew Larson Foundation which is "helping children win the race against brain tumors". The tournament will be held at Indian Trail Club on April 2nd, with a full day of paddle and refreshments and an evening of dinner and dancing! Find a friend and sign up to play - or support us with out playing!

Tri-State Cup
TriState Champs

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Beautiful day - beautiful setting - amazing paddle! The Tri-State Cup returned for the third year and proved to be a tightly contested event. It was not until the final 2 points in a third set tiebreaker in the final match of the day that a champion could be determined. The event features teams of 10 players from each of 4 leagues in the Connecticut-New Jersey-New York area. Round robin play at each court level determines the overall winners. To learn more about this event, click here.

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