Tennis for Haiti at Farm Neck

Sue Kimball hits a forehand return during the Mixed 'A' Doubles final, Sunday at Farm Neck. — Photo by Ralph Stewart

Farm Neck hosted the annual tennis tournament benefiting the Fish Farm for Haiti project, last weekend.

More than 60 players participated in the event, which raised in excess of $3,000.

In the Men’s A Doubles division, Reid Yennie and Kent Leonard took the title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Paul Adler and Tim Penicaud. Patrick Caine and Skip Dostal won the consolation draw final, 6-4, 6-2 over Robert Rippcondi and Robert Sidoti.

The Men’s B Doubles draw was a round robin competition and the Cooperriders, Axsel and Nainoa, came in first place.

In the women’s draws, Kat Roberts and Lizzie Williamson defeated Alyssa Adler and Hannah Webster 6-4, 7-6, to win the B Doubles Division. Barbara Leonard and Lili Cooperrider were the consolation champs. The pair won the first set 6-0 over Katherine McHugh and Catherine Quackenbos, who retired in set two.

Mixed doubles featured four draws. Sue Kimball and Arthur Stafford won the A Doubles crown 6-1, 6-3 over Debbie Cooper and John Harris. Mary Bressler and Ken Armistead topped the consolation draw, 6-1, 4-6, 10-8 in the tie-breaker, over Skip Dostal and Lili Cooperrider. In B Doubles, Gene Erez and Cathy Lattanzi won the title in a tough match against Molly Debettencourt and Kiric Hallahan, 6-7, 7-5, 10-3. Sandy Raye and Heidi Stevenson were the B Doubles consolation winners, 6-1, 6-0 over Don Barker and Janice Florin.