This past weekend the Capital District area hosted two tournaments and lots of people played a lot of tennis. One tournament was sanctioned, one was not.
Tri City hosted it’s annual Memorial Day Classic. The event featured Men’s Open Singles, Mens 45 Singles, Women’s Open Singles, Mens Open Doubles and Mixed Open Doubles. In the Men’s Open Singles – Larbi Lamzouri defeated Ryan Schmitz 6-7(9), 7-5, 6-3. In the 45’s it was Maurice Green of Salt Point, NY over Gene Cox 7-5, 6-4. Marisa Hansen (Highpoint, NY) took out Emily Laurilliard in a tight 3 setter by a score of 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-4 in the Womens draw. Reinaldo Riveros and Larbi Lamzouri won the Mens Doubles and Michael Amico teamed with Caitlin Crowley to take the Mixed Doubles. For complete results – CLICK HERE
The other tournament played in our area was the Donny Dudley Memorial. The Dudley Memorial tournament was held at Schenectady’s Central Park and was unsanctioned. All draws were round robin and there were 80 players in 12 different events, both junior and adult divisions.
Boys 12 & Unders – Bowen Chen
Boys 14 & Unders – Alex Demettreus
Boys 16 & Unders – Nich Lau
Boys 18 & Unders – Zack Congress
Girls 14 & Unders – Lesley Santos
Girls 18 & Unders –Lauren Demetreus
Mens 3.5’s – Doug Spoor
Mens Open Singles – Lars Olson
Women’s Open – Ann Phillips
Boys 14 Doubles – David Kalmer/Kevin Gu
Boys 16 Doubles – Nick Lau/Russell Santos
Men’s 4.0 Doubles –Tom Brahler/Peter Campito
Mixed Doubles – Allison Greenberg/Scott George