United States Professional Tennis Association Inc (Redirect)April 25, 2012
Minnesota’s Tony Larson is three-time defending champion at USPTA Indoor Championships
He also wins doubles title for third year in a row
Tony Larson of Brooklyn Park, Minn., defended his men's open title for the third year in a row at the $3,850 United States Professional Tennis Association Indoor Championships held April 20-22, at Life Time Fitness Fridley Club in Fridley, Minn., by defeating Juan Garcia of San Diego on a walkover. He later went on to win the men's open doubles title by teaming up with Garcia. Callee Conda of Minneapolis was crowned women's open champion by defeating Christin Thurston of Robbinsdale, Minn., 6-0, 6-1.
The tournament also included events in the following categories: men's 35 singles, men's 45 singles and doubles, and mixed open doubles. The national tournaments are open to Professional-level members in good standing. For additional information, please contact the USPTA at 800-USPTA-4U. USPTA- certified professionals may log in to the "members only" section of the USPTA website at www.uspta.com for more information. Up next are the International Championships at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif., Sept. 16-19, and the Hard Court Championships at the Hollytree Country Club in Tyler, Texas, Oct. 19-21.
Below is a complete list of results from final-round matches:
Men's Open Singles
Tony Larson, Brooklyn Park, Minn., def. Juan Garcia, San Diego, walkover.
Men's 35 Singles
Juan Garcia, San Diego, def. Doug Matuska, St. Paul, Minn., 6-0, 6-3.
Men's 45 Singles
Bryan Biever, St. Paul, Minn., def. Cory O'Brien, Prior Lake, Minn., 6-3, 6-1.
Men's Open Doubles
Tony Larson, Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Juan Garcia, San Diego, def. Greg Holm, St. Paul, Minn., and John Pratt, Woodbury, Minn., 6-4, 6-1.
Men's 45 Doubles
Marc Miller, Eagan, Minn., and Raman Jayapathy, Eden Prairie, Minn., def. Michael Olson, Ham Lake, Minn., and Rajan Keswani, Eden Prairie, Minn., 6-4, 6-4.
Women's Open Singles
Callee Conda, Minneapolis, def. Christin Thurston, Robbinsdale, Minn., 6-0, 6-1.
Mixed Open Doubles
Callee Conda and Taylor Hanson, Minneapolis, def. Christin Thurston, Robbinsdale, Minn., and Mike Vidmar, St. Paul, Minn., 6-2, 6-2.