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August 7, 2013

Greater Rochester Open Tennis Tournament concludes

By Christian Davis
C & G Sports Writer

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Nicholas Ang, of Rochester, hits a serve in the Greater Rochester Open Tennis Tournament. Ang won the U18 singles event.

The 37th annual Greater Rochester Open tennis tournament took place July 24-31.

The year, 129 players, including 25 past winners, competed in various flights.

The highlight included a handful of multiple champions.

In the junior events, Nick Klak (Rochester) and Nicholas Ang (Rochester) each won two events. Klak defended his title in the U14 singles bracket and won the U14 doubles championship.

Ang defended his U18 doubles crown and won the U18 singles flight.

In the adult division, Pat Hayner (Troy) won his 13th and 14th titles, moving into first place for most all-time championships in the event. This season, he took the men’s singles title and the U35 singles title.

His brother, Lew Hayner (Troy), won the U50 singles title and also the senior men’s doubles championship.

Other champions included Teddie Turner (Rochester), Kaitlyn Hermann (Macomb Township), Sara Ang (Rochester), Sohum Acharya (Rochester), Cory Zavance (Shelby Township), Nathan Reichenbach (Troy), Torree Rocco (Rochester), Sridhar Ravikoti (Rochester), Sonia Sheppard (Birmingham), Mark Stabley (Shelby Township), David Stabley (Shelby Township, Kevin Friesen (Troy) and Michelle Kubeshesky (Rochester).

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