Zguns, Martin Win Open Singles Titles at USPTA Hard Court Championships
Adrians Zguns of Orlando, Fla., and Alina Martin of Boerne, Texas, won the men’s and women’s open singles titles, respectively, at the 2016 USPTA Hard Court Championships.
The 2016 USPTA Hard Court Championships took place Nov. 4-6 at Hollytree Country Club in Tyler, Texas. Total prize money for the event was $13,000, and this three-day tournament was open to USPTA-certified Professionals.
Zguns once again defeated Stefano Ianni of Miami, the 2015 winner, 6-1, 6-4. With the two titles this year, Zguns now has a total of 13 USPTA Surface Championship wins.
Ianni and Zguns paired up once again to continue their winning streak after capturing the men’s open doubles division in 2015. The pair faced James Daly (Tyler, Texas)/Sebastian Bader (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) – to come home with a 6-4, 6-3 victory.
Ianni also went home with two trophies by pairing up with Katya Morozova-Pomier (Houston) for the mixed open doubles division title. The pair defeated Bader/Kendra Casey (Franklin, Texas) with a 6-2, 6-1 victory.
Guillaume Gauthier (Midland, Texas) earned his second division title at the Hard Court Championships after defeating Jason Holland (Dallas) 6-2, 6-1 in the men’s 35 singles championship match.
Pat Serret (Alexandria, La.) defeated Lance Hagan (Dallas) for the men’s 45 singles division win. With this title, Serret now has a total of 12 USPTA Surface Championships.
On the women’s side, Martin earned the women’s open singles title after defeating Morozova-Pomier, 6-0, 6-3. She earned her second USPTA Surface Championships by later pairing with Casey to win the women’s open doubles title after defeating Kourtney Chumbley (Richardson, Texas)/ Morozova-Pomier 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Kathy Vick (Lubbock, Texas) took home the women’s 45 singles crown after defeating Gayle Prejean (Dallas) in a 6-4, 6-1 victory. This is her third USPTA Surface Championship.
Full results of the 2016 USPTA Hard Court Championships are available on setteo.com/torneos/13-000-uspta-national-hard-courts.
As a benefit to USPTA-certified members, the Surface Championships provide an opportunity to play against other USPTA Professionals, showcase skills, and win prize money.
For more information on the USPTA Surface Championships, visit uspta.com/tournaments.
2016 USPTA Hard Court Championship Results
Men’s Open Singles
Adrians Zguns (Orlando, Fla.) def. Stefano Ianni (Miami) 6-1, 6-4
Women’s Open Singles
Alina Martin (Boerne, Texas) def. Katya Morozova-Pomier (Houston) 6-0, 6-3
Men’s Open Doubles
S. Ianni/A. Zguns def. James Daly (Tyler, Texas)/Sebastian Bader (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) 6-4, 6-3
Women’s Open Doubles
Kendra Casey (Franklin, Texas)/A. Martin def. Kourtney Chumbley (Richardson, Texas)/K. Pomier 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Men’s 35 Singles
Guillaume Gauthier (Midland, Texas) def. Jason Holland (Dallas) 6-2, 6-1
Men’s 45 Singles
Pat Serret (Alexandria, La.) def. Lance Hagan (Dallas) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Women’s 45 Singles
Kathy Vick (Lubbock, Texas) def. Gayle Prejean (Dallas) 6-4, 6-1
Mixed Open Doubles
S. Ianni /K. Pomier def. S. Bader/K. Casey 6-2, 6-1
Full results of the 2016 USPTA Hart Court Championships are available on setteo.com/torneos/13-000-uspta-national-hard-courts.
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