Tennis players claim city championships

Tennis players claim city championships

The Butte City Tennis Tournament concluded Thursday night at Stodden Park with familiar names taking home championships.

Jennie Reilly and Joan McNabb defended their city title in the women’s doubles competition. The back-to-back duo defeated Julie Brandon and Dwanna Landry in a tough battle in the championship match. Reilly and McNabb won 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5).

Paul Miranda and Patrick Kenney claimed the city crown in men’s doubles play, beating Brandon Warner and Alex Rodriguez in straight sets in the title match.

In singles action, a pair of players were crowned champions a year after falling just short of a city title.

Malcolm Neil knocked off Blake Casagranda 6-3, 6-4 to claim the men’s title. Ashley Johnson beat Vanna Boccadori 6-2, 6-3 in the women’s championship match.

Men’s Singles
First round
Connor Stanghill def. Bryan Arnold 6-2, 6-2
Malcolm Neil def. Connor Stanghill 6-1, 6-1
Patrick Kenney def. Ken Wilson 6-4, 6-1
Alex Rodriguez def. John Berryman 6-1, 6-4
Sonny Sando def. Brett Bentley 6-3, 6-3
Ali Karbassi def. Sam Joyce 6-2, 6-4
Blake Casagranda def. Seth Jaksha 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 7-6 (12-10)
Ed Christie def. Erik Casagranda 6-3, 6-1
Sam Sterns def. Nate Scherman  7-6 (7-1), 5-7, Tiebreak 10-7
Quarterfinals
Malcolm Neil def. Patrick Kenney 6-2, 6-3
Alex Rodriguez def. Sonny Sando 1-6, 6-2, 6-2
Blake Casagranda def. Ali Karbassi 6-4, 6-7 (9-7), 6-3
Erik Casagranda def. Sam Sterns 6-0, 6-4
Semifinals
Malcolm Neil def. Alex Rodriguez 4-6, 6-4, 4-3 (retired)
Blake Casagranda def. Erik Casagranda 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
Finals
Malcolm Neil def. Blake Casagranda 6-3, 6-4

Men’s Doubles
First Round

Ali Karbassi/Ken Wilson def. Malcolm Neil/Ed Christie 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Brandon Warner/Alex Rodriguez def. Blake Casagranda/Seth Jaksha 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
Paul Miranda/Patrick Kenney def. Bryan Arnold/Sam Joyce 6-2, 6-2
Quarterfinals
Brett Bentley/Tyler Reilly def. Ali Karbassi/Ken Wilson 6-3, 7-5
Brandon Warner/Alex Rodriguez def. Sonny Sando/John Berryman 6-2, 6-1
Sam Sterns/Cam Johnson def. Erik Casagranda/Connor Stanghill 6-3, 6-4
Semifinals
Warner/Rodriguez def. Bentley/Reilly 7-6 (9-7), 6-7 (7-5), Tiebreak 10-8
Miranda/Kenney def. Sterns/Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Finals
Paul Miranda/Patrick Kenney def. Brandon Warner/Alex Rodriguez 6-4, 6-2

Women’s Singles
Quarterfinals

Vanna Boccadori def. Cindy Perdue-Dolan 6-0, 6-1
Cameron Cassidy def. Lynette Casagranda 6-4, 6-2
Ashley Johnson def. Riley Duffy 6-0, 6-0
Semifinals
Vanna Boccadori def. Cameron Cassidy
Ashley Johnson def. Carleen Cassidy 6-0, 6-1
Finals
Ashley Johnson def. Vanna Boccadori 6-2, 6-3

Women’s Doubles
Quarterfinals

Carleen Cassidy/Cindy Perdue-Dolan def. Irene O’Keefe/Lynette Casagranda 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
Julie Brandon/Dwanna Landry def. Dot Joyce/Jude Duryea 6-2, 1-6, Tiebreak 10-8
Semifinals
Joan McNabb/Jennie Reilly def. Carleen Cassidy/Cindy Perdue-Dolan 6-0, 6-0
Finals
McNabb/Reilly def. Brandon/O’Keefe 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)



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