Leahy/Zoucha win championship at Fremont Open

tennis tournament results Leahy/Zoucha win championship at Fremont OpenCongratulations to Mark Leahy and Jordan Zoucha of Fremont who teamed up in the 4.0 men’s doubles at the Centre Court-KFC-Pinnacle Bank Fremont Adult Open played June 21-23, 2013 at the Fremont Senior High Tennis Complex.

They defeated Mike Gardner (Bellevue) and Ricardo Hernandez (Omaha) in the Quarterfinals 6-3, 6-3. In the semi-finals they defeated Roland Augspurger (Columbus) and Mike Willman (Fremont) 7-5, 7-6(3). In the final, they defeated John Crook and Thomas Huffman of Omaha 6-4, 6-4.

Other Fremont players in action:

Singles:

Justin Bigsby played in the 4.5 Men’s Singles, losing the first round to No. 1 seed, Jerry Brocky (La Vista) 6-2, 6-2.

Jordan Zoucha played in the 4.0 Men’s Singles, advancing to the Finals with winds over Michael Pivovar of Omaha 6-2, 6-2, Trevor Davis (Omaha) 6-7(8), 6-4, 1-0(7), and Ryan Kellogg who withdrew for illness. He lost a close final match to the No. 1 seed, Christian Cortinas (Omaha) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0(5).

Mark Leahy also played in the 4.0 Men’s Singles, defeating Todd Hultman of Omaha, 6-0, 6-0 in the first round, then winning over Rock Hansen of Coucil Bluffs, IA in the Quarterfinals, 6-1, 6-1. Mark withdrew in the Semifinals trailing 2-6, 3-3 due to illness.

Dana Mark played in the 3.5 Men’s Singles losing in round one to Sajid Kalmani (West Des Moines, IA) 3-6, 6-3, 10-7. In the consolation bracket, he defeated Jerry Pivivar (Omaha) 6-3, 6-1 before losing to Scott Hagewood (Omaha) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0(1).

Ed Kirkwood won 2nd in the 3.0 men’s singles, losing to Panyot Puapanpattana of West Des Moines, IA in the final of round robin play 2-6, 6-2, 1-0(12). Wyatt Spalding was also entered and would have played Ed in the first round, but had to withdraw due to illness.

Doubles:

Mike Willman teamed up with Roland Augspurger (Columbus) in the 4.0 Men’s Doubles. They defeated Jason Luedtke and Scott Adams of Omaha 6-4, 6-2 before losing to Leahy/Zoucha in the Semifinals 7-5, 7-6(3).

Jim Johnson and Jim Jorgensen (Blair) teamed up in the Men’s 60 Doubles. In round-robin play, they defeated John Crook and Thomas Huffman (Omaha) 6-1, 6-4, and Bob Martin and George Young (Omaha) 6-0, 6-0 to take home first place.

Dana and Renate Mark teamed up for the 8.0 Mixed Doubles. In round-robin format, they lost to Paul and Shannon Brinkman (Lincoln) 6-2, 6-3. They also lost to Dana Caudle (Elkhorn) and Joni Woodruff (Papillion) 6-1, 6-1.

Ed Kirkwood and Dipal Patel teamed up in the 6.0 Mixed Doubles. They had one match which they lost to Jerry and Leslie Pivovar (Omaha) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

Thanks to all who played in the Fremont Adult Open. And thank you to Diana Myers, Justin Bigsby and their helpers for a great tournament.

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