After a return from the 4th of July week, match play continued with a full set of Challenger Series matches, 2 Fast4 matches and the Sunday Showdown #2 which featured 16 players.
Challenger Series Results
Kiah Farrington 8
Lily Crighton 1
Kaitlin Graber 8 (11)
Clayton Firestone 7 (9)
Taylor Fiedeke 8
Katelyn Vetor 1
Kelsey Harper 3
Ashley Larson 8
With only 3 more weeks left in the summer series, Joey Harper still leads with 114 points.
All four teams were in action on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Double Trouble 3, Nets Assets 0
At #1 singles, it took Jack Gibbons (Double Trouble) more than an hour and a half to finish off Clayton Firestone of Net Assets which involved a number of tiebreakers. First set Clayton Firestone won the 3-all tiebreaker 3-5 to take a 1-0 lead. The second set, Gibbons prevailed in a 3-all tiebreaker 5-1 to even the score. Then Gibbons dominated the final set tiebreaker 5-0.
Double Trouble’s #2 singles Holden Babb took no time at all in claiming their second victory by the score of 4-1, 4-0 over Joey Harper.
In doubles action, Holden Babb and Jack Gibbons edged Clayton Firestone and Taylor Fiedeke in a final set 5-1 tiebreaker.
Poachers 0, Topspinners 3
Topspinners remained undefeated after play Saturday yielded a 3-0 sweep over the Poachers.
Joe Bowsher (Topspinners) topped Kiah Farrington (Poachers) 4-1, 4-1 at #1 singles. Nathan Harper (Topspinners #2 singles) beat Rylee Firestone 4-0, 4-1. In the teams’ doubles match up, Topspinners’ Joe Bowsher and Nathan Harper beat the Poachers’ Kiah Farrington and Kelsey Harper 4-0, 4-1.
Sunday Showdown #2
Winners in the Sunday Showdown #2, a verified UTR match play event, included Bo Brunner (Syracuse, IN), Kylen Bender (Topeka, IN), Logan Bill (Fishers, IN), Joseph Harper (Warsaw, IN), Nathan Harper (Warsaw, IN), William Taylor Fiedeke (North Webster, IN), Dylan Staley (Warsaw, IN) and Shane Staley (Warsaw, IN).
Staley Tennis is a Northern Indiana-based tennis training academy for juniors and a professional verified UTR club for both juniors and adults. For more information on joining this club and playing in future leagues and tournaments, please visit the official Staley Tennis Club site.
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