Paulo Barros of Orlando, Fla., defended his men’s open title after defeating Tye Myers of Naples, Fla., 6-4, 7-5, at the $7,500 United States Professional Tennis Association Clay Court Championships Sunday at the BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Suzanne Siegler of Boca Raton, Fla., won the women’s open title by going undefeated in round-robin play. Barros also went on to win the men’s open doubles title with John Bougon, also of Orlando.
The tournament, which was held from March 22-24, included events in the following categories: men’s and women’s open singles and men’s open doubles competition, men’s 35, 45, 50 and 60 singles, men’s 40 and 50 doubles, women’s 45 singles and 50 doubles, and mixed 40 doubles categories. The competition featured many of the top men and women tennis-teaching professionals in the country.
Below is a complete list of all the results from final-round matches:
Men's Open Singles Finals
Paulo Barros, Orlando, Fla., def. Tye Myers, Naples, Fla., 6-4, 7-5.
Men's 35-and-over Singles Finals
Mathieu Soto, Delray Beach, Fla., def. Milos Vasovic, Melbourne, Fla., 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4).
Men's 45-and-over Singles Finals
Jeff Cohen, Boca Raton, Fla., def. Adam Zastempowski, Nokomis, Fla., 6-0, 6-1.
Men's 50-and-over Singles Finals
Greg Neuhart, Loxahatchee, Fla., def. Stephen Bucar, West Palm Beach, Fla., 6-4, 6-0.
Men's 60-and-over Singles Finals
Joe Bouquin, Delray Beach, Fla., def. William Frost, Beverly, Mass., 6-4, 6-2.
Men's Open Doubles Finals
Paulo Barros, Orlando, Fla., and John Bougon, Orlando, Fla., def. Franco Mata, Maputo, Fla., and Tye Myers, Naples, Fla., 8-4.
Men's 40-and-over Doubles Finals
Adam Zastempowski, Nokomis, Fla., and Christian Clark, Sarasota, Fla., def. John Morales, Delray Beach, Fla., and Michael Baldwin, Jr., Boca Raton, Fla., 6-3, 6-4.
Men's 50-and-over Doubles Finals
Craig Wittus, Boca Raton, Fla., and Greg Neuhart, Loxahatchee, Fla., def. Tim Davis, Jacksonville, Fla., and JonMichael Cook, Palm Springs, Fla., 6-2, 6-3.
Women's Open Singles Finals Round Robin
Suzanne Siegler, Boca Raton, Fla., def. Jana Wilks, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 6-4, 7-5. Siegler def. Sandra Bell, Lake Park, Fla., 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). Bell def. Wilks, 6-1, 6-3.
Women's 45-and-over Singles Finals
Julia Farina, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., def. Frances O’Sullivan, West Palm Beach, Fla., 6-0, 6-0.
Women’s 50-and-over Doubles Finals
Cindy LePrevost, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Susie Brown, Delray Beach, Fla., def. Frances O’Sullivan, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Judith Stiff, Royal Palm Beach, Fla., 6-4, 6-2.
Mixed 40-and-over Doubles Finals
Tanja Janssen, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Darryl Fomatora, West Palm Beach, Fla., def. Ted Sawyer, Jupiter, Fla., and Susie Brown, Delray Beach, Fla., 6-4, 6-4.
Up next is the USPTA National Indoor Championships from April 19-21 at Fridley Lifetime Fitness Club in Fridley, Minn.
The national tournaments are open to Professional-level members in good standing. For additional information, please contact the USPTA at 800-USPTA-4U. USPTA-certified Professionals may log in to the “members only” section of the USPTA website at www.uspta.com for more information. To sign up for the Indoor Championships on Courtside click here.