Jill Jackson went 5-1 on two courts. The first and second place court finishes earned her 35 points for the night. Jackson's season average jumped to 13.0, which is good for 11th place overall in this week's standings. Jackson ended the night with a 3-0 result on a court with Scott Vaaler, Rob Hinkle and Harrison Rogers. All three sets on that court were decided by tiebreakers. Click for all week #5 court results.
Week #5 court winners were: Jackson, Doug Jones (2), Scott Vaaler, Lawre Bonekemper, Stratos Kranias, George Taliaferro, Zach Wilson, Jonathan Daugherty, Scott Degerberg and Josh Adams.
George Peck started his Spring season with a victory on a court with Rob Hinkle, Mike McGrath, Ben Woods and Todd Wise. Peck earned 20 points for the result and is currently in second place overall in the Spring League standings.
Court winners were Peck, Doug Jones (2), Mike McGrath, Josh Greene, Jill Jackson, Rick Seibold, Scott Degerberg, Nate Peterson (2), Stratos Kranias, George Taliaferro and Ralph Winterhalter. Josh Adams played Platform Tennis League for the first time.
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Cincinnati's Tyler Fraser and partner Adam Morgan (Chicago) defeated #3 seeds Juan Arraya and Mark Parsons 7-6, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the APTA Nationals. Fraser and Morgan face the defending National Champions Johan du Randt and Stephen Mitchell in the semifinals today at 1:30. Click APTA Platform Tennis Nationals for scores and live streaming schedules.
Each set was decided by a tiebreaker on the court with Wes Goebel, Scott Kiker, Mark Williams and Harrison Rogers. Kiker was the unlucky loser of all three sets. The others split 1st, 2nd & 3rd place points. Each earned 15 points on the court with a 5 multiplier.
Matrka Preps for Nationals
Marie Matrka played Platform Tennis League for the last time before APTA Nationals. She finished in a tie for second on a court with Doug Jones, Harrison Rogers and Fabian Schmahl. APTA Nationals is this weekend in Short Hills, NJ. Click APTA Nationals draws to see the men's & women's entries.
Court winners were Goebel, Kiker, Williams, Jones, Schmahl, Tim Schraffenberger, Todd Wise, Rick Seibold, Lawre Bonekemper, Michael Guastaferro, Scott Degerberg, Amir Shemony, Ralph Winterhalter, Jon Daugherty, Kristen Klebenow, Nate Peterson, Zach Wilson, and Tami Hochwalt. Stratos Kranias played PT League for the first time.
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Fabian Schmahl started his Spring season with a victory on a court with Austin Aten, Scott Kiker and Wes Goebel. He earned 20 points in the standings. Schmahl is currently in second place in the Week #2 Spring Platform Tennis League Standings.
Mike McGrath went undefeated on a court with a "pairings" rating over 25 for the first time. McGrath won all three sets 6-4 with Greg Carr, Matt Stall and Harrison Rogers. McGrath is now 31-31 lifetime on courts with ratings between 25 and 29. Click for (All-Time) player records by court ratings. McGrath also tied for second place on an earlier court and is in third place in the early Spring League standings.
Week #2 Results
Click Week #2 Court Results for scores from all eight courts this week. Players winning courts were Schmahl, McGrath, Rick Seibold, Lawre Bonekemper, Josh Greene, Karen Silber, George Taliaferro, Zach Wilson and Marie Matrka. Wes Goebel made his Platform Tennis League debut.