The 18th Annual Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey July 8-19 at Canadian Pacific Plaza (2nd Avenue & 5th Street) in downtown Minneapolis was a huge success.
For final results, click here.
The 2013 tournament was supported by Title Sponsor: Canadian Pacific; Presenting Sponsor: Lipton Tea & Honey; Champion Sponsors: Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Hempel, Implex, Life Time Fitness and Sport Court North; Advantage Sponsors: Baseline Tennis Center, CryoSauna Minneapolis, Huberts Sports Bar & Grill, Take Care Chiropractic and Twin City Tennis Camps. This is an official associated event of the Minneapolis Aquatennial.
Day 10 Results
Congratulations to Melanie Yates who won both the singles and doubles championships today on the final day of the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey.
Yates avenged her 2012 loss in the finals to Hannah Dake, defeating her this year 6-4, 6-4. Yates earned $750 for the victory.
In doubles, Yates and Sierra Halverson beat the sister team of Laurel and Sierra Krebsbach 6-3, 6-3.
Women's Singles Final:
Melanie Yates def. Hannah Dake 6-4, 6-4
Women's Doubles FInal:
Sierra Krebsbach/Melanie Yates def. Laurel Krebsbach/Sierra Krebsbach 6-3, 6-3.
Day 9 Results
Tony Larson claimed his fifth Aquatennial Tennis Classic men's singles title with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Avery Ticer Thursday at the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey. Larson took home $750 for the win.
The men's doubles team of Andres Osorio and Sion Wilkins won their second title 6-4, 6-3 over Raoul Schwark and Hamish Weerasinghe. Osorio/Wilkins also claimed the 2011 doubles title.
The mixed doubles team of Hannah Dake and Kevin Whipple claimed their first Aquatennial mixed title with a 7-5, 6-2 win over top seeded Alexa Palen and John Pratt.
The tournament concludes on Friday with the women's doubles final at 10:00 a.m., followed by the women's singles finals at 12:15 p.m. There will also be a 10 and Under orange ball demonstration between matches.
Men's Singles Finals
Tony Larson def. Avery Ticer 6-4, 6-4
Men's Doubles Finals
Andres Osorio/Sion Wilkins def. Raoul Schwark/Hamish Weerasinghe 6-4, 6-3
Mixed Doubles Finals
Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple def. Alexa Palen/John Pratt 7-5, 6-2
<div>Friday, July 19 Schedule
10:00 a.m. - Sierra Halverson/Melanie Yates vs. Laurel Krebsbach/Sierra Krebsbach
12:15 p.m. - Melanie Yates vs. Hannah Dake
Day 8 results
Congratulations to the mixed team of Hannah Dake and Kevin Whipple, men's singles players Avery Ticer and Tony Larson, the women's doubles team of Laurel and Sierra Krebsbach and the men's doubles teams of Andres Osorio and Sion Wilkins and Hamish Weerasinghe and Raoul Schwark who all advanced to the finals.
Dake and Whipple lost the first set 6-4, but then made a valiant comeback to take the second set 7-5 and won the match tiebreaker 10-6 over Doug Matuska and Courtney Norman. Dake and Whipple, the No. 2 seeds, will face top seeds Alexa Palen and John Pratt Thursday at 10 a.m. in the finals.
Defending champion Larson made quick work of Gary Notkin, winning 6-1, 6-0. Larson, who is looking for his fifth Aquatennial title in six years, will face Ticer who beat Scott Butler 6-2, 6-2. The men's final is scheduled for 12 noon.
Osorio and Wilkins, who won the tournament in 2011, defeated Nick Crossley and Josh Heiden 6-3, 7-6. Osorio and Wilkins will now play Raoul Schwark and Hamish Weerasinghe in the doubles final on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Schwark and Weerasinghe beat two-time champions John Schollmeier and Kevin Whipple 6-4, 7-6.
The sister act of Laurel and Sierra Krebsbach defeated Callee Conda and Jessa Richards 6-3, 6-3 and will now play Sierra Halverson and Melanie Yates in the finals on Friday at 10 a.m. Yates and Hannah Dake will play in the women's singles final at 12:15 on Friday.
Day 8 Results
Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple def. Doug Matuska/Courtney Norman 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (5)
Andres Osorio/Sion Wilkins def. Nick Crossley/Josh Heiden 6-3, 7-6
Tony Larson def. Gary Notkin 6-1, 6-0
Laurel Krebsbach/Sierra Krebsbach def. Callee Conda/ Jessa Richards 6-3, 6-3
Raoul Schwark/Hamish Weerasinghe def. John Schollmeier/Kevin Whipple 6-4, 7-6
Avery Ticer def. Scott Butler 6-2, 6-2
Thursday, July 18 Schedule
10:00 a.m. - Mixed Doubles Finals: #1 Alexa Palen/John Pratt vs. #2 Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple
12:00 p.m. - Men's Singles Finals: #1 Tony Larson vs. #2 Avery Ticer
1:30 p.m. - Men's Doubles Finals: #1 Andres Osorio/Sion Wilkins vs. Raoul Schwark/Hamish Weerasinghe
Friday, July 19 Schedule
10:00 a.m. - Women's Doubles Finals: #1 Sierra Halverson/Melanie Yates vs. #2 Laurel Krebsbach/Sierra Krebsbach
12:15 p.m. - Women's Singles Finals: #1 Hannah Dake vs. #2 Melanie Yates
Day 7 Results
Melanie Yates advanced to the doubles and singles finals on Day 7 of the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey at Canadian Pacific Plaza. Yates and her partner Sierra Halverson defeated Molly Bruenig and Sara Humann 6-4, 7-5. Yates followed that by defeating Adele Henke in the singles semifinals 6-4, 6-4.
Yates will now play Hannah Dake in the finals in a rematch of the 2012 finals, which Dake won. Dake moved on to the finals by beating Laurel Krebsbach 7-5, 6-1. Yates and Dake play Friday at 10 a.m., followed by the women's doubles finals at 12:15 p.m.
Gary Notkin earned a semifinal berth with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over John Pratt. Notkin now faces top-seed Tony Larson at 12 noon on Wednesday.
There are six semfinal matches on Wednesday, with matches starting at 9 a.m.
Day 7 Results
Sierra Halverson/Melanie Yates def. Molly Bruenig/Sara Humann 6-4, 7-5
Hannah Dake def. Laurel Krebsbach 7-5, 6-1
Melanie Yates def. Adele Henke 6-4, 6-4
Gary Notkin def. John Pratt 6-3, 6-1
Schedule for Wednesday, July 17
9:00 a.m. - Doug Matuska/Courtney Norman vs. Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple
10:30 a.m. - Andres Osorio/Sion Wilkins vs. Nick Crossley/Josh Heiden
12:00 p.m. - Tony Larson vs. Gary Notkin
1:30 p.m. - Callee Conda/Jessa Richards vs. Laurel/Siera Krebsbach
3:00 p.m. - Raoul Schwark/Hamish Weerasinghe vs. John Schollmeier/Kevin Whipple
4:30 p.m. - Avery Ticer vs. Scott Butler
Day 6 Results
Week two started with a thriller as Raoul Schwark and brother-in-law Hamish Weerasinghe defeated Dusty Boyer and Tony Larson 1-6, 6-4, 18-16 in the opening match at the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey at Canadian Pacific Plaza.
The top seeds in mixed doubles, Alexa Palen and John Pratt, advanced to the finals with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Scott Butler and Susanna Styve.
Top-seeded Andres Osorio and Sion Wilkins showed why they won this tournament two years ago with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Manfred Barrios and Dan Nabedrick 6-1, 6-3, while three-time champions John Schollmeier and Kevin Whipple moved on to the semifinals with a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 win over Gary Notkin and Noah Sprinkel.
In the final match of the day, Molly Bruenig
and Sara Huma
nn advanced to the semifinals of women's doubles with a 3-6, 6-2, 10-5 win over Ann Eliason
and Bernadette McCann
, who were a last minute replacement for Colee Schroe
der and Katie Resch
as Schroeder tore her calf muscle last week.
Matches begin Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with Bruenig and Humann playing Melanie Yates and Sierra Halverson. That will be followed by the women's singles semifinals and then a men's singles quarterfinals at 3 p.m.
Monday, July 15 Results
Raoul Schwark/Hamish Weerasinghe def. Dusty Boyer/Tony Larson 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (16)
Alexa Palen/John Pratt def. Scott Butler/Susanna Styve 6-1, 6-2
Andres Osorio/Sion Wilkins def. Manfred Barrios/Dan Nabedrick 6-1, 6-3
John Schollmeier/Kevin Whipple def. Gary Notkin/Noah Sprinkel 7-5, 6-4
Molly Bruenig/Sara Humann def. Ann Eliason/Bernadette McCann 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (5)
Tuesday, July 16 Schedule
10:30 a.m. - Molly Bruenig/Sara Humann vs. Sierra Halverson/Melanie Yates
12 Noon - Hannah Dake vs. Laurel Krebsbach
1:30 p.m. - Adele Henke vs. Melanie Yates
3:00 p.m. - Gary Notkin vs. John Pratt
Day 5 Results
Avery Ticer advanced to the semifinals of the men's singles draw with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Nathan Tretsven, while the mixed doubles team of Scott Butler and Susanna Styve are also in the semifinals with a 5-7, 7-6 (6), 1-0 (8) win over Brenna Kelly/Justen Seim on Day 5 of the Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey at Canadian Pacific Plaza in downtown Minneapolis.
Matches resume once again on Monday beginning at 9 a.m.
Day 5 Results
Avery Ticer def. Nathan Tretsven 6-1, 6-3
Scott Butler/Susanna Styve def. Brenna Kelly/Justen Seim 5-7, 7-6 (6) , 1-0 (8)
Schedule for Monday, July 15
9:00 a.m. - Dusty Boyer/Tony Larson vs. Raoul Schwark/Hamish Weerasinghe
10:30 a.m. - Alexa Palen/John Pratt vs. Scott Butler/Susanna Styve
12:00 p.m. - Andres Osorio/Sion Wilkins vs. Manfred Barrios/Dan Nabedrick
1:30 p.m. - Gary Notkin/Noah Sprinkel vs. John Schollmeier/Kevin Whipple
3:00 p.m. - Molly Breunig/Sara Humann vs. Ann Eliason/Bernadette McCann
Day 4 Results
Tony Larson began his quest for his fifth title in six years on Day 4 of the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey. Larson defeated Michael Coleman in the quarterfinals 6-0, 6-0.
Scott Butler also advanced to the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Robert Turlington.
In an awesome doubles match, the duo of Nick Crossley and Josh Heiden defeated Julian Dehn and Eric Donley 7-6 (6), 6-1.
The top mixed doubles team of Alena Palen and John Pratt survived against Kyle Buchmeier and Dilcia Pederson 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (8) and the doubles team of Callee Conda and Jessa Richards beat Courtney Norman and Susanna Styve 6-2, 6-1.
There are two matches scheduled on Friday, starting at 10 a.m.
Day 4 Results
Nick Crossley/Josh Heiden def. Julian Dehn/Erik Donley 7-6 (6), 6-1
Tony Larson def. Michael Coleman 6-0, 6-0
Scott Butler def. Robert Turlington 6-3, 6-2
Callee Conda/Jessa Richards def. Courtney Norman/Susanna Styve 6-2, 6-1
Alexa Palen/John Pratt def. Kyle Buchmeier/Dilcia Pederson 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (8)
Friday, July 12 Schedule
10:00 a.m. - Nathan Tretsven vs. Avery Ticer
12:00 p.m. - Brenna Kelly/Justen Seim vs. Scott Butler/Susanna Styve.
Day 3 Results
Two men's doubles teams advanced to the main draw and the mixed doubles main draw started on Day 3 of the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey. The team of Manfred Barrios and Dan Nabedrick moved on to the main draw with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Tyler Krumholz and Matt Makis. Also, the duo of Gary Notkin and Noah Sprinkel will play in the main draw after besting Spencer Jones and Doug Matuska 6-4, 6-4.
Matuska is still alive in mixed doubles as he and partner Courtney Norman defeated Sara Humann and Mike Vidmar 7-6 (3), 3-6, 1-0 (9). Matuska/Norman now play #2 seeds Hannah Dake and Kevin Whipple, who beat Taylor Hanson and Colee Schroeder 6-1, 6-1. Scott Butler and Susanna Styve also advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Mitch Brandell and Callee Conda.
Matches begin again Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with men's doubles main draw and men's singles main draw. There will also be women's doubles and mixed doubles at Canadian Pacific Plaza.
Day 3 Results
Doug Matuska/Courtney Norman def. Sara Humann/Mike Vidmar 7-6 (3), 3-6, 1-0 (9)
Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple def. Taylor Hanson/Colee Schroeder 6-1, 6-1
Gary Notkin/Noak Sprinkel def. Spencer Jones/Doug Matuska 6-4, 6-4
Scott Butler/Susanna Styve def. Mitch Brandell/Callee Conda 7-4, 7-6 (5)
Manfred Barrios/Dan Nabedrick def. Tyler Krumholz/Matt Makis 6-4, 6-4.
Thursday, July 11 Schedule
10:30 a.m. - Nick Crossley/Josh Heiden vs. Julian Dehn/Erik Donley
12 Noon - Tony Larson vs. Michael Coleman
1:30 p.m. - Robert Turlington vs. Scott Butler
3:00 p.m. - Courtney Norman/Susanna Styve vs. Callee Conda/Jessa Richards
4:30 p.m. - Alexa Palen/John Pratt vs. Kyle Buchmeier/Dilcia Pederson
Day 2 Results
Rain forced the first three matches of the day indoors to Baseline Tennis Center, but that did not stop Michael Coleman and Nathan Tretsven from advancing to the main draw with victories today. Coleman defeated Mitchel Brandell 6-3, 6-0, while Tretsven beat Troy Foss 6-0. 6-0. Coleman now faces top seed Tony Larson in the main draw on Thursday at 12 noon, while Tretsven will play former Gopher great Avery Ticer on Friday at 10:30 a.m.
The doubles team of Spencer Jones and Doug Matuska moved to the next round with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Michael Fields and Garrett Foley. Jones and Matuska will now play Gary Notkin and Noah Sprinkel who handled Grant Campbell and Luke Kleckner 6-3, 6-1, once matches moved back downtown to Canadian Pacific Plaza. In the final match of the day, Dan Nabedrick and Manfred Barrios beat Mike Johnson and Sandy McLeod 6-4, 6-1 on a gorgeous night for tennis.
Matches begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday as the mixed doubles main draw begins with Sara Humann/Mike Vidmar facing Matuska/Courtney Norman. That is followed by #2 seeds Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple taking on Taylor Hanson and Colee Schroeder at 12 noon. At 1:30 p.m., Notkin and Sprinkel play Matuska and Jones, followed by Scott Butler/Susanna Styve vs. Brandell/Callee Conda at 3:00 p.m. and Nabedrick/Barrios facing off against Tyler Krumholz/Matt Makis at 4:30 p.m.
Day 2 Results
Michael Coleman def. MItchel Brandell 6-3, 6-0
Nathan Tretsven def. Troy Foss 6-0, 6-0
Spencer Jones/Doug Matuska def. Michael Fields/Garrett Foley 7-5, 6-0
Gary Notkin/Noah Sprinkel def. Grant Campbell/Luke Kleckner 6-3, 6-1
Manfred Barrios/Dan Nabedrick def. Mike Johnson/Sandy McLeod 6-4, 6-1
Wednesday Schedule of Matches
10:30 a.m. - Sara Humann/Mike Vidmar vs. Doug Matuska/Courtney Norman
12 p.m. - Hannah Dake/Kevin Whipple vs. Taylor Hanson/Colee Schroeder
1:30 p.m. - Spencer Jones/Doug Matuska vs. Gary Notkin/Noah Sprinkel
3:00 p.m. - Scott Butler/Susanna Styve vs. Mitchel Brandell/Callee Conda
4:30 p.m. - Manfred Barrios/Dan Nabedrick vs. Tyler Krumholz/Matt Makis
Day 1 Results
Troy Foss and Mitchel Brandell advanced to the semifinals of the qualifying draw on Day 1 of the 2013 Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey.
Foss, who works for Canadian Pacific, defeated Tamil Perumal 6-4, 6-3, while Brandell, from Elk River, Minn., beat Ben Hogan 6-7, 6-1, 10-8.
Other winners on Monday included Mike Johnson and Sandy McLeod who defeated Mike Boardman and Rob Mairs 6-2, 7-5. Michael Fields and Garrett Foley won a three-set thriller defeating Bill Stark and Mike Vidmar 2-6, 7-5, 10-4, while Tyler Krumholz and Matt Makis beat Kyle Buchmeier and Taylor Hanson 6-4, 7-5.
Play continues at Canadian Pacific Plaza on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. (in case of inclement weather, play will be moved to Baseline Tennis Center at the University of Minnesota).
Brandell plays Michael Coleman at 9 a.m., followed by Foss and Nathan Tretsven at 10:30 a.m. Manfred Barrios and Dan Nabedrick face Johnson and McLeod at 12 noon, followed by Fields and Foley versus Spencer Jones and Doug Matuska at 1:30 p.m. The final match of the day features Gary Notkin and Noah Sprinkel against Grant Campbell and Luke Kleckner.
Day 1 results
Mike Johnson/Sandy McLeod def. Mike Boardman/Rob Mairs
Troy Foss def. Tamil Perumal 6-4, 6-3
Michael Fields/Garrett Foley def. Bill Stark/Mike Vidmar 2-6, 7-5, 10-4
Mitchel Brandell def. Ben Hogan 6-7, 6-1, 10-8
Tyler Krumholz/Matt Makis def. Kyle Buchmeier/Taylor Hanson 6-4, 7-5.
Tuesday schedule of matches
9 a.m. - Mitchel Brandell vs. Michael Coleman
10:30 a.m. - Troy Foss vs. Nathan Tretsven
12 Noon - Manfred Barrios/Dan Nabedrick vs. Mike Johnson/Sandy McLeod
1:30 p.m.- Spencer Jones/Doug Matuska vs. Michael Fields/Garrett Foley
3:00 p.m. - Grant Campbell/Luke Kleckner vs. Gary Notkin/Noah Sprinkel
Many of USTA Northern’s best tennis players are competing for over $5,000 in prize money in men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles. Scheduled to play are men’s defending singles champion Tony Larson, and former Gopher #1 player Avery Ticer. Larson, who won the 2013 US Open Northern Section qualifier two weeks ago, has won the Aquatennial Tournament four of the last five years. Also, back in 2013 are the 2011 men’s doubles champions and former University of Minnesota players Andres Osorio and Sion Wilkins and three-time Aquatennial champions John Schollmeier and Kevin Whipple. Coming back to defend her 2012 women’s singles title is Hannah Dake, who plays at the Air Force Academy was named the national winner of the 2013 Women's ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship. Current Gopher Alexa Palen and her partner John Pratt are the #1 seed in mixed doubles, while current college players Sierra Halverson (SIU-Edwardsville) and Melanie Yates (Gonzaga) are the top seeds in the women’s doubles draw.
The qualifying tournament is July 8-10 at Canadian Pacific Plaza, followed by the main draw, July 10-19. The men’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles finals are set for July 18 beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by the women’s singles and doubles finals on July 19 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
For main draws and schedule, click here.
Monday, July 8, 2013 Schedule of Matches
9:00 a.m. - Mike Johnson/Sandy McLeod vs. Mike Boardman/Rob Mairs
10:30 a.m.- Troy Foss vs. Tamil Perumal
12 Noon - Bill Stark/Mike Vidmar vs. Michael Fields/Garrett Foley
1:30 p.m. - Ben Hogan vs. Mitchel Brandell
3:00 p.m. - Kyle Buchmeier/Taylor Hanson vs. Tyler Krumholz/Matt Makis
Many other events are also scheduled in conjunction with the tournament including:
- The Aquatennial Queen & Commodore will be attending on July 15 at 12 noon.
- A 10 and Under exhibition will take place at 11:30 a.m. on July 19.
- Once again, every match of the Canadian Pacific Aquatennial Tennis Classic presented by Lipton Tea & Honey will be streamed online LIVE at http://usta.qwikcast.tv.
The 2013 tournament is supported by Title Sponsor: Canadian Pacific; Presenting Sponsor: Lipton Tea & Honey; Champion Sponsors: Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Hempel, Implex, Life Time Fitness and Sport Court North; Advantage Sponsors: Baseline Tennis Center, CryoSauna Minneapolis, Huberts Sports Bar & Grill, Take Care Chiropractic and Twin City Tennis Camps. This is an official associated event of the Minneapolis Aquatennial.
The 74th Annual Minneapolis Aquatennial takes place July 12-20, 2013. The Official Civic Celebration of the City of Minneapolis offers outstanding entertainment and activities in the City of Lakes for all ages. The Minneapolis Aquatennial is managed and produced by the Minneapolis Downtown Council. Events are subject to change. For more information, please visit www.aquatennial.com or call 612-376-7669.