Tony Larson of Alexandria, Minn., defended his men's open title at the $5,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Indoor Championships held April 15-17, at Life Time Fitness Fridley Club in Fridley, Minn., by defeating Abdul Idi of Lakeville, Minn., 6-0, 6-1. He later went on to win the men's open doubles title by teaming up with Roy Bryan of Minneapolis.
The tournament also included events in the following categories: men's 35 singles and men's 45 singles and doubles. The national tournaments are open to Professional-level members in good standing. For additional information, please contact the USPTA at 800-USPTA-4U. USPTA- certified professionals may log in to the "members only" section of the USPTA website at www.uspta.com for more information. Up next are the Clay Court Championships at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., from May 19-22.
Below is a complete list of results from final-round matches:
Men's Open Singles
Tony Larson, Alexandria, Minn., def. Abdul Idi, Lakeville, Minn., 6-0, 6-1.
Men's 35 Singles
Joel Tennison, Verona, Wis., def. Douglas Matuska, St. Paul, Minn., 6-2, 6-1.
Men's 45 Singles
Bryan Biever, St. Paul, Minn., def. Glenn Britzius, Maple Grove, Minn., 6-7, 5-2 Ret (inj)
Men's Open Doubles
Roy Bryan, Minneapolis, and Tony Larson, Alexandria, Minn., def. John Pratt, Woodbury, Minn., and Winfield Stephens, St. Louis Park, Minn., 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Men's 45 Doubles
Rajan Keswani, Eden Prairie, Minn., and Michael Olson, Ham Lake, Minn., def. Glenn Britzius, Maple Grove, Minn., and Raman Jayapathy, Eden Prairie, Minn., 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.