Congratulations 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:
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.
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.