The USTA Clay Court Slam Tournament went off without a hitch in September. With Tournament Director John Radcliffe at the helm, the tournament brought in 80 athletes ages 35-85 years old. Players came from Yuma, Tucson, Sedona, Prescott, Scottsdale, Tempe, Buckeye, Phoenix, Mesa and Chandler and provided spectators with some great matches to watch.
M35 Singles: Dani Solomon def. Ferardo Lopez 6-1; 6-2… M40 Singles: Robert Carlton def. Eric Fellows 6-3; 7-6(2)… M45 Singles: Chris Tavares def. Jeff Carslon 6-2; 6-2… M50 Singles: Stephen Atkins def. Jose Rojas Wo (pc)… M55 Singles: Tom Breece def. Dennis Gulla 4-6; 6-1; 1-0(8)… M60 Singles: Kell Davidson def. Chacho Romero 6-3; 7-6(4)… M65 Singles: Felix Ponte def. David Kueffer 5-7; 6-4; 1-0(9)… M70 Singles: Austin Mason def. Jay Green 6-1; 6-3… M75 Singles: Jack Sanders def. Dale Matsel 6-1; 7-5… M80 Singles: Dana Billingsley def. Leonard Paulson 7-6(8); 7-5… M50 Doubles: Kelly Davidson and Dane McNeill def. Frank Frounfelker and Mani Tehranchi 6-4; 7-5… M60 Doubles: Kelly Davidson and Chacho Romero def. David Kueffer and Hunter Mattocks 6-4; 7-5… M70 Doubles: John David and John Radcliffe def. Austin Mason and David Reddie 4-6; 7-5; 1-0(8)… M80 Doubles: Dana Billingsley and Leonard Paulson def. Richard Bailey and James Norman 6-0; 6-1.
Congratulations to all our winners! The IronOaks Fitness and Racquet Center has one of the best facilities in the state and we appreciate the chance to put it to good use for tournament play.