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9th Annual Tewksbury Open Tennis Tournament Recap

Mixed Doubles Finalists -- Emily Simpson and Ben Simpson def. Deb Donovan-Perez ad Jaryd Palmer 6-2, 6-3

 The Friends of Tewksbury Tennis would like to thank the community, local media, sponsors and volunteers for their involvement in the 9th Annual Tewksbury Open, June 21-23. This event’s success relies on the generous sponsors, participants, spectators, TMHS staff and the Friends of Tewksbury Tennis committee. A special thanks is given to the following sponsors:

Abbian Realty – Chris Chiang, Realtor
Bernard Jewelers
Friends of the Burns Family
Jim Boudreau’s Auto Service Center
Capellini’s Restaurant
The Kuegler Family
Spark Fitness and Tennis Center
National Grid Overhead Lines Dept. in Tewksbury
Schlott Tire
Demoulas Market Basket
The Panasuk Family
Perfecto’s Café
The Tewksbury Country Club
The Impink Family
Tewksbury Federal Credit Union
Trull Brook Tennis Center
Woburn Racquet Club

We encourage the community to return the favor to our sponsors and consider them when shopping or seeking the various services they offer. The Tewksbury High School Athletic and Facilities staff also deserve praise for ensuring that the facilities are maintained for events such as the Tewksbury Open and for our community’s enjoyment year round.

A total of 128 entries this year led to a full weekend of 68 matches played. The participants ranged in age from 15 to 70 years old. The weather thankfully cooperated, making for great tennis all weekend. The level of play continues to rise each year. This year there were numerous match tie breakers, extending the play late into the evening Friday and Saturday. Local high schools and communities were well represented with players and coaches participating from Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Lowell, Melrose, Nashua, Tewksbury, Winchester, Wilmington and Westford.

Here are results from the tournament held last weekend:

  • Women’s B Singles: Hieu Nguyen def. Anna Mullane 6-3, 6-2
  • Women’s B Doubles: Hieu Nguyen and Emily Simpson def. Mary Chapman and Liz Harvey 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
  • Men’s A Singles: Chris Chiang def. Kuangshin Tai 6-4, 6-4
  • Men’s B Singles:  Michael Hanna def. Sam Stallings 6-3, 3-6, 10-6 MTB
  • Men’s A Doubles: Chris Chiang and Alec Uttard def. Chris Andros and Elias Moujaes 6-0, 6-2
  • Men’s B Doubles: Jim Cranston and Ben Simpson def. Rick Keene and Roland Gingras 6-3, 3-6, 10-6 MTB
  • Mixed A Doubles: Sharon Kamens and Alec Uttard def. Anna Higgins and Alan Hibino 6-0, 6-2
  • Mixed B Doubles: Emily Simpson and Ben Simpson def. Deb Donovan-Perez ad Jaryd Palmer 6-2, 6-3

The Friends of Tewksbury Tennis committee is creating future plans for tennis in the community. If you want to be a part of this lifelong sport, please ‘like’ our page to keep up with local tennis news on Facebook at Friends of Tewksbury Tennis or contact us by sending an email to to join our group list.

Christian Panasuk,President of Friends of Tewksbury Tennis
Mary MacDonald, Volunteer Tournament Director

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