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Citiparks Annual Paul Sullivan Tennis Championship
Sept. 15-23, 2007

* After being relocated to Schenley Park five years ago, the Annual Paul Sullivan Tennis Championship, a tournament of long tradition, was back on the red clay courts at Frick Park. 

* The tournament was directed by Aldene LaCaria of Citiparks Tennis.

* In 2007 the tournament was held with the support of the Frick Park Clay Court Tennis Club and the Regent Square Civic Association.

* Tournament entries tripled from 2006 with 62 clay court enthusiasts participating in 5 events. 

* The Men Open Singles event attracted 28 players including some of the best tennis players in Pittsburgh at the moment.
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Champions and

* Men Open Singles
Champion: Fink, David
Runner-Up: Bezeck, Jacob

* Men Open Doubles
Mieres, Jose and Sharma, Gulshan

Chen, David and Piontkowsky, David

* Men Senior Singles
Champion: Winicour, Jeff
Runner-Up: Ellis, Demetri

* Women Open Singles
Champion: Hughes, Jackie
Runner-Up: Jones, Shawna

* Women Open Doubles
Bender, Kori and Freedline, Marjory

Giroux, Lynn and Cooper, Meg
Men Open Singles
Champion: David Fink (right)
Runner-up: Jacob Bezeck (left)
(Photo by Andrew Stein).
Men Senior Singles
Champion: Jeff Winicour (right)
Runner-up: Demetri Ellis (left)
(Photo by Andrew Stein).

Sunday, Sept 23, Results
Men Open Doubles Final:
Mieres-Sharma def. Chen-Piontkowsky 6-1, 6-4

Men Open Singles Final:
Fink def. Bezeck 6-1, 6-3

Men Senior Singles Final
Winicour def. Ellis 6-3, 6-2

Women Open Doubles Final:
Bender/Freedline def. Cooper/Giroux

, Sept 22, Results
Men Open Singles Semi: Bezeck def. Costa 6-2, 6-4

Men Senior Singles Semi: Ellis def. Vaneski 6-2, 6-2

Mixed Doubles: Costa/Dubow def. Johnson/Lee


Men Open Singles Semi: Fink def. Pugh
Men Senior Singles Semi: Winicour def. Gibbs

Women Open Singles Finals: Hughes def. Jones 6-0, 6-1
Men Open Doubles Semi: Mieres-Sharma def. Doonboli-Lee 6-0, 6-0

, Sept 21, Results
* Men Open Singles
Fink def. Christopoulos 6-0, 6-2

* Men Senior Singles
Ellis def. Lee

* Men Open Doubles
Mieres-Sharma def. Heise-Celender 6-2, 6-1

, Sept 20
No matches Scheduled

Wednesday, Sept 19, Results:
* Men Open Singles
Costa def. Able
Pugh def. Shenker
Christopoulos def. Erfley

Tuesday, Sept 18, Results:
* Men Open Singles
Bezeck Jacob def. Mieres Jose 6-0, 6-0

* Men Senior Singles
Winicour def. Quigley

Monday, Sept 17, Results:
* Men Senior Singles
Vanaski, Jerry def. Adkins, John walkover
Quigley, Jim def. Manenti, Angelo 6-1, 6-1
Gibbs, Bob def. Haevner, Ray 6-1, 6-1

* Women Open Doubles
Bender-Freedline def. Dubow-Squelch 6-4, 6-2

Sunday, Sept 16, Results:
* Men Open Singles Rd 2
Pugh, Jason def. Castro, Enrique 6-2, 6-3
Shenker, Brian def. Celender, Nick
Able, Ryan def. Jones, Daniel
Costa, Dom def. Meyers, Chuck 6-1, 6-0
Mieres, Jose def. Doonboli, Kambiz 6-0, 6-0
Bezeck, Jackob def. Nelson, Michael 6-0, 6-1
Fink, David def. Sharma, Gulshan 6-2, 6-0

* Women Open Singles, Quarters
Hughes, Jackie def. Dana Squelch 6-0, 6-0

* Men Senior Singles, Rd 1
Vanaski, Ray def. Defade, Ray 6-3, 6-1
Adkins, John, def. Tom Current 6-1, 6-1
Winicour, Jeff def. Williams, Bill 6-1, 6-1
Heavner, Ray def. Nelson, Michael 2-6, 6-4, 7-5

Saturday, Sept 15th, Results:
* Men Open Singles Rd 1
Erfley, David def. Reed, Ian 5-7, 6-4, 7-5
Castro, Enrique def. Jaffurs, Jason 6-0, 6-1
Celender, Nick def. Krestici, Altai 6-3, 3-1(Retd.)
Shenker, Brian def. Adkins, John 6-3, 7-6
Able, Ryan def. Chen, David 6-2, 6-2
Jones, Daniel def. Moran, Sean 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Doonboli, Kambiz def. Mckinny, Sean walkover

Meyers, Chuck def. Demby, Zach Retd.
Nelson, Michael def. Kefalos, Chris 6-0, 6-2
Sharma, Gulshan def. Muza, John 6-1, 6-1
Mieres, Jose def. Heise, Mike 6-0, 6-1

Women Open Singles Rd 1
Hassel, Stefanie def. Seto, Cindy 6-1, 6-3
Squelch, Dana def. Jones, Brenda 6-0, 6-2

Men Senior Singles Rd 1
Demitri, Ellis def. Hall, Glen
Haevner, Ray def. Nelson, Michael 2-6, 4-3 play suspended due to bad light


Men Open Doubles (right to left)
Champions: Jose Mieres, Gulshan Sharma
Runners-up: David Chen, David Piontkowsky
(Photo by Andrew Stein).


Women Open Singles
Champion: Jackie Hughes (left)
Runner-up: Shawna Jones (right)
(Photo by Jose Mieres).


David Fink (Champion) in action during the Men Singles Final. (Photo by Andrew Stein).

Jacob Bezeck (Runner-up) slides on the red clay for a forehand during the Men Singles Final. (Photo by Andrew Stein).

Jeff Winicour (Champion) prepares to hit a running backhand during the Men Senior Singles Final. (Photo by Andrew Stein).


Demetri Ellis (Runner-up) hitting a backhand during the Men Senior Singles Final.
(Photo by Andrew Stein).


David Chen jumps to hit a backhand smash as his partner David Piontkowsky, and opponents Jose Mieres and Gulshan Sharma look on during the Men Doubles Final. (Photo by Karl Franklin).


Women Open Singles Final, Jackie Hughes (left) serves to Shawna Jones (right).
(Photo by Jose Mieres).


Apostolos Christopoulos serves during his Men Singles Quarter Final Match. (Photo by Jose Mieres).


Elizabeth Speicher in Women Open Singles Action. (Photo by Jose Mieres).

Men Open Singles Quarter Final, Ryan Able (left) hits a forehand as Dom Costa (right) looks on.
(Photo by Jose Mieres).


Nafari Vanaski in Women Open Singles Action.
(Photo by Jose Mieres).

Jose Mieres (right) serves during the Men Doubles Final. (Photo by Karl Franklin).


Jackie Hughes in Women Open Singles Action. (Photo by Karl Franklin).


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