Scranton Tennis Club hosts mixed doubles tournament on Labor Day

For Abington Journal | September 11th, 2017 7:11 pm

CLARKS SUMMIT — Robbie Azzarelli and Aggie Izolt captured the Labor Day Blind Draw Mixed Doubles title at the Scranton Tennis Club Sept. 4 with a win over Doug Klamp and Tara McNulty. It was Azzarelli’s second win of the season. He also captured the Blind Draw Mixed Doubles event in June.

In semifinal action, Azzarelli and Izolt blanked Suzanne Spinelli and Diane Bailey while Klamp and McNulty eliminated Jen Vitali and John Begley. In the quarterfinals, Klamp and McNulty surprised the top-seeded duo of Denise Marcos and John Azzarelli, Vitali and Begley knocked off Nidia Marchese and Jim Halbert, Spinelli and Bailey squeezed by Sidney Horvath and James Linder and Azzarelli and Izolt survived a tough challenge from Joan Davis and Ron Lehman.

The morning started with 42 players participating in round robin play. The winners of the five round robin groups and the top three runner-up teams were eligible to compete in the playoffs.

The finalists from Scranton Tennis Club’s Labor Day Blind Draw Mixed Doubles Tournament are, from left, Doug Klamp and Tara McNulty, finalists; John Weiss, tournament director; Aggie Izolt and Robbie Azzarelli, champions.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/web1_ABJ-Mixed-Doubles.jpgThe finalists from Scranton Tennis Club’s Labor Day Blind Draw Mixed Doubles Tournament are, from left, Doug Klamp and Tara McNulty, finalists; John Weiss, tournament director; Aggie Izolt and Robbie Azzarelli, champions. Submitted photo

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