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Great Tennis and Great Competition at the CAZ District Championships!!

June 30, 2009 06:55 PM

There were 18 different teams from 3 divisions from across the Greater Phoenix Area who played in the Central Arizona District Championships. Phoenix Tennis Center, led by Director of Tennis Matt Peck, served as the host site. Teams played for an opportunity to move on to the USTA Southwest Section Adult Championships in Albuquerque, NM, July 31-Aug. 2.

Highlights from the CAZ District Adult Championships include:


· 3.5 M: CTC Bamboozlers, captained by Daryl Gee, won the 3.5 men division and received an automatic bid to Sectionals. The Bamboozlers went 2-1 for the weekend beating out PTC Martinez. Each of the three matches between the two teams came down to 1 or 2 individual matches deciding the winner.

3.5 M Bamboozlers

· 4.0 M: Bill Nikolich led his team the PTC Finn/Riddle to victory capturing the 4.0 men division and getting an automatic bid to sectionals. The 4.0 M division was a incredibly close competition where the 1st, 2nd and 3rd all going 2-1 for the weekend and only being separated by a few individual matches won.

4.0 M District Champions

· 4.5 M: PTC Gomez, captained by Danny Dozier won the 4.5 men division. They impressively went 3-0 for the weekend receiving an automatic bid to sectionals.

4.5 M District Champions


· 3.5 W: The Scottsdale Smash, captained by Judy Whitney, remarkably went 3-0 for the weekend and captured the 3.5 women division title. For their dominance they will receive an automatic bid to sectionals.

3.5 W District Champions

· 4.0 W: Marsha Fairburn led her team the SAC Fairburn to an impressive victory winning the 4.0 women division. They impressively went 3.0 for the weekend and their dominant performance sends them to Albuquerque, NM for a chance to compete at the Southwest Sectional Championships.

4.0 W District Champions

Congratulations to all of our teams and good luck at Sectionals.

A special thanks to All About Tennis and Steve, Eryn and Kelsey McCormick, and the Phoenix Tennis Center for helping put on this fantastic tournament!!!