Rain delays and some fierce competition won’t get in the way of Jeff Arthur and Andrea Arango Brown as they win the Lima Area Tennis Association (LATA) mixed doubles open title at a university in northwestern Ohio on Sunday. did.
Arthur-Arango-Brown’s tandem defeated Maggie Fett and Ian Laird’s duo 7-6 (7-3) and 6-3 to secure the championship.
Once in the finals, Fett and Laird’s team dropped only two sets into the finals, giving Arango Brown and Arthur everything they could handle in the first game of the seesaw case. Brown and Arthur took the lead in the first two games, while Fett and Laird closed the game 2-2.
From there, until the score reached 6-6, even if both teams generated big breakpoints, that stayed. Then it rained and I stopped playing.
LATA members, parents and players took out the squeegee and leaf blower to dry the court and resumed play after an hour or more break.
When play resumed, the Arthur-Arango-Brown team plunged into a 7-3 performance with a tiebreaker, securing the first set and winning the second set 6-3 in a slightly easier way. rice field.
Arango Brown, who won second place in the singles tournament, took second place in the tournament after winning the women’s doubles title.
“It’s always fun to play with Jeff,” who has paired with Arthur in the past but has never won the winning trophy. “Patience and fun.” We told each other to go out and have fun. No matter what happens, whatever happens, just have fun. Have fun and you’ll be good. “
Arthur reiterated the feelings of his doubles partner.
“I love playing with Andrea,” Arthur said. “She is very good at rallying deeply and works perfectly because she gives me the opportunity to work online. They (Fett and Laird) were a great competition. I’m surprised I’m standing here. I am. “
Arthur added that winning that first set helped him win the title.
“We were going back and forth in the first set to the end,” Arthur said. “We did well with the tiebreaker, and it helped a lot up to the momentum for the rest of it as the first set was just tight.”
The Clarejanowski and Aidenok team were backdraw winners in the mixed doubles open.
In the junior tournament, Mason Layton took first place after defeating Alexa Hofner 5-7, 6-2, 7-6, and Layton Starley won the back draw bracket.
In adult mixed doubles, Mitchell Chavez and Joan Collar’s team defeated Susan Fants and Brett Single Decker 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (11-9), with a duo of Vaughn Glorioso and Richard Parish. I was a back draw champion.
Jeff Arthur will be competing in the LATA Mixed Doubles Tournament at UNOH on Sunday.
Mason Latham returns shots at the LATA Junior Single Tournament at UNOH on Sunday.
Joan Collar will be competing in the LATA Mixed Doubles Tournament at UNOH on Sunday.
Brown wins LATA mixed doubles title
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