Monday, 24 June 2013

Kylar wins Deer Lodge Classic title

Kevin Kylar (left) and tournament director, Sean Grassie.

Kevin Kylar won his second men's Open singles title at the Deer Lodge Classic on Sunday, June 23, beating Alex Lesiuk 6-3, 6-1 in the final. Kylar, who also won the tournament at Deer Lodge in 2011, lost just eight games total in his four matches en route to the 2013 crown.

Lesiuk teamed up with Saul Shrom to the win the men's Open doubles event, beating Trevor Borland/Sean Grassie 6-3, 6-4 in the final. Other winners included Tom Brown (men's 4.5 singles), Vinh Nguyen (men's 3.5 singles), Susan Blumenschein/Chris Schaap (mixed 4.5 doubles), and Susan Blumenschein/Sherri Cowlthorp (women's 4.5 doubles).

A total of 72 players took part in the Deer Lodge Classic (sponsored by Nichol Wilson Capital Partners), held June 17-23 at the Deer Lodge Tennis Club.

Next up on the Tennis Manitoba Open Tour is the Manitoba Clay Court Championships, which runs July 8th to 14th at Taylor Tennis. To review the 2013 Tennis Manitoba Open Tour schedule, as well as previous tournament results, click here.