Archive for September, 2013

2013 USTA Pro Circuit – Claremont, CA

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Hey Tennis Friends!

A USTA Pro Circuit Futures event was held this week at the Claremont Club in Claremont, California. I was there on Thursday to file this report:

Here is the link to the page with the three USTA Pro-Circuit events that we have in Southern California this month.
Clink on the links from that page to get the draws and schedules!

Here are the results for the matches that I featured:

SINGLES ROUND OF 16 (with seedings):
(2) Nicolas Meister d. Maxime Tabatroung 6-3, 3-2 retired

(3) Dennis Novikov d. Connor Farren 6-3, 7-6(1)

DOUBLES SEMIFINAL (with seedings):
(1)Carsten Ball / Daniel Garza
d. Marcos Giron / Clay Thompson 6-3, 7-6(4)

The longtime subscribers may remember Carsten Ball when he was featured in my coverage of the 2009 LA Tennis Open:
2009 LA Tennis Open VI

Or, Marcos Giron, when he won the boy’s 18s singles championship at the 2011 Easter Bowl:
2011 Easter Bowl Ntl Spring Champs II

As of this posting, Nicolas Meister and Dennis Novikov are still in the tournament, and will play each other in the singles semifinals. In addition, another Tennis Friend, Marcos Giron, is also in the semis. Matches begin at 10:00AM, today, Saturday, Sept, 14, so, if you are in the area, you can watch these matches for FREE!

The doubles final was held Friday, and here is that result:
(1)Carsten Ball / Daniel Garza
d. Matt Fawcett / Oscar Fabian Matthews 7-5, 4-6, [10-8]

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I’ll see you next time, with more tennis, . . . outside the lines!

– Marcus Tennis

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