This past weekend had some dramatic sports results from California to England to Germany. Here are some of the highlights…
Silver Ball Winner
Congratulations to Fred Drilling for beating #1 seeded Jimmy Parker and then winning the Silver Ball at the National 70s Hardcourt Championships in Irvine, California.
Gold Ball Winner
And Naples own Phil Landauer won the 65 hardcourt doubles national championships to remain undefeated this year. According to number-cruncher extraordinaire, Winder Bill, he projects that Phil will be #1 in the country.
For the full results in the 65s and 70s singles and doubles, click HERE
McEnroe vs. Lendl
Did you know that Johnny Mac is now coaching Canadian Milos Raonic and Ivan is back with Andy Murray? Their two students faced each other in the Queens grass court final, with the Scot squeaking out a three-set victory.
American Top Ten Woman
Hard hitting Madison Keys won her second career title, this one on the grass in Birmingham – and that will move her into the Top Ten for the first time.
Rising German Star
Keep an eye on German teenager, Alexander Zverev (son of Russian tennis player with the same name). The 19 year old beat Federer in the semis of the Gerry Weber Open, losing just four points on serve in the first set while hitting 14 winners. He then lost the finals in three tough sets.
Congrats to Cleveland
Finally! The city has a championship team to cheer about. To all my Cleveland rooting friends, smile.
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