Scranton Tennis Club hosts Lackawanna County Open

The Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, Angie Kluss and Diane Bailey, Women’s A Doubles runners-up; Bella Peters and Lauren Koczwara, Women’s A Doubles champions; and John Weiss, tournament co-director. Peters was also Women’s A Singles champion. - Submitted photos
The Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, Michael and Cesar Leon, Men’s A Doubles; Phillip Shinn and Clarke Jean-Baptiste, Men’s A Doubles runners-up; and John Weiss, tournament co-director. - Submitted photos
The Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, John Weiss, tournament co-director; Clayton Oven and Kyle Wind, Men’s B Doubles runners-up; and Ravi Vinayak and Raj Paul, Men’s B Doubles champions. - Submitted photos

CLARKS SUMMIT — Bella Peters and Cesar Leon were double winners in the Lackawanna County Open Tennis Tournament July 12-15 at the Scranton Tennis Club.

Peters’ serve and forehand were too much for Camilla Rinaldi in the Women’s A Singles final, won by Peters, 6-0, 6-2. In doubles, she paired with future teammate Lauren Koczwara to upend the defending champions, Angie Kluss and Diane Bailey, 6-2, 6-4. Peters will be an incoming freshman at Abington Heights this fall.

Leon from Queens, New York, outlasted Phillip Shinn from New York City, 6-4, 6-3, for the Men’s A Singles championship in a match that lasted more than 2 1/2 hours. Leon and his brother, Michael, took the Men’s A Doubles title with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Shinn and Clarke Jean-Baptiste.

In the Women’s B Singles final, Alyssa Wigley was too much for top-seeded Dominica Delayo, with Wigley winning 6-4, 6-2.

Bill Aubrey’s consistency and court coverage provided him with a 2-6, 6-3, (10-6) win over Dinesh Kumar in the Men’s B Singles final.

The Men’s B Doubles crown went to Ravi Vinayak and Raj Paul, as they defeated Kyle Wind and Clayton Over, 6-4, 6-0.

John Weiss and Burt Reese were co-directors, assisted by Joe McNulty, Kathleen McKenna, and Tim Aikman.

The Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, Angie Kluss and Diane Bailey, Women’s A Doubles runners-up; Bella Peters and Lauren Koczwara, Women’s A Doubles champions; and John Weiss, tournament co-director. Peters was also Women’s A Singles champion.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_ABJ-Tennis-Open-1.jpgThe Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, Angie Kluss and Diane Bailey, Women’s A Doubles runners-up; Bella Peters and Lauren Koczwara, Women’s A Doubles champions; and John Weiss, tournament co-director. Peters was also Women’s A Singles champion. Submitted photos

The Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, Michael and Cesar Leon, Men’s A Doubles; Phillip Shinn and Clarke Jean-Baptiste, Men’s A Doubles runners-up; and John Weiss, tournament co-director.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_ABJ-Tennis-Open-2.jpgThe Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, Michael and Cesar Leon, Men’s A Doubles; Phillip Shinn and Clarke Jean-Baptiste, Men’s A Doubles runners-up; and John Weiss, tournament co-director. Submitted photos

The Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, John Weiss, tournament co-director; Clayton Oven and Kyle Wind, Men’s B Doubles runners-up; and Ravi Vinayak and Raj Paul, Men’s B Doubles champions.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_ABJ-Tennis-Open-3.jpgThe Scranton Tennis Club hosted the Lackawanna County Open July 12-15. From left, John Weiss, tournament co-director; Clayton Oven and Kyle Wind, Men’s B Doubles runners-up; and Ravi Vinayak and Raj Paul, Men’s B Doubles champions. Submitted photos