Scranton Tennis Club hosts Mixed Doubles Tournament Championship


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From left, Patti Ostroski and Chris Gilbert, Scranton Tennis Club Mixed Doubles champions; and Lori Carroll and Robbie Azzarelli, finalists.


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CLARKS SUMMIT — Chris Gilbert and Patti Ostroski were crowned champions of the Labor Day Blind Draw Mixed Doubles tournament at the Scranton Tennis Club.

They defeated Robbie Azzarelli and Lori Carroll, 5-3, in the finals, after dispatching Tom Ostrowski and Nidia Marchese in the semifinals, by a score of 5-3.

Azzarelli and Carroll reached the final with a 5-1 defeat of Josh Arp and Joan Davis. Gilbert and Ostroski made it into the playoffs as the wild-card team, as they finished as the second-place team with the best record in the competition, winning one more game than the teams of John Azzarelli-Tori Gilbert and Tom Kerrigan-Lauren Carroll.

In the men’s division Paul DeLuca and Jim Halbert took the title by winning one more game than Tim Aikman and Tony Barrese in the round-robin competition.

A total of 19 teams participated in the tournament. John Weiss was the tournament director.

From left, Patti Ostroski and Chris Gilbert, Scranton Tennis Club Mixed Doubles champions; and Lori Carroll and Robbie Azzarelli, finalists.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_ABJ-Labor-Day-Tennis.jpgFrom left, Patti Ostroski and Chris Gilbert, Scranton Tennis Club Mixed Doubles champions; and Lori Carroll and Robbie Azzarelli, finalists. Submitted photo

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Information provided by the Scranton Tennis Club.

Information provided by the Scranton Tennis Club.

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