Tennis

Most top seeds advance at Hilton Head wheelchair tennis tournament

sports@islandpacket.comSeptember 13, 2013 

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Anthony Lara hits a return to Pedro Rocha on Friday afternoon in the consolation quarterfinals of the PTR Wheelchair Championship Men's Open Singles division at Chaplin Park on Hilton Head Island. Lara will move on to Saturday's consolation semifinals after beating Rocha 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

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Lahcen Majdi scored the biggest upset Friday in the PTR $17,500 Wheelchair Championships on Hilton Head Island, as he knocked off No. 3 seed Ben Weekes, 7-5, 7-5, in the Men's Open Singles division quarterfinals.

All the other top-four seeds in both the Men's and Women's Open Singles divisions advanced through to the semifinals. That included four-time defending men's champion Gordon Reid, the top seed, who breezed past Steve Baldwin in the quarterfinals, 6-0, 6-1.

On the women's side, top-seeded Lucy Shuker racked up a 6-0, 6-3 win over Shelby Baron in the quarterfinals. Shuker, the defending champion, is trying for her fourth title in five years.

Play continues at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Chaplin Park and Hilton Head Island Motorcoach courts. The tournament concludes Sunday.

PTR $17,500 Wheelchair Championships

Friday, at Chaplin Park and Hilton Head Island Motorcoach, Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Men's Wheelchair Open Singles

Quarterfinals

(2) Miki Takuya def. Alex Adewale 6-0, 6-2

(4) Marc McCarroll def. Daniel Caverzaschi 7-6 (4), 6-2

Lahcen Majdi def. (3) Ben Weekes 7-5, 7-5

(1) Gordon Reid def. Steve Baldwin 6-0, 6-1

Consolation

Anthony Lara def. Pedro Rocha 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

John Becker def. Chris Herman 6-2, 6-0

Men's Wheelchair A Singles

Semifinals

(3) Larry Keeter def. (2) David Rogers, walkover

(1) Daniel Lachman def. (4) Atif Moon 6-1, 6-0

Men's Wheelchair B Singles

Quarterfinals

(2) Stu Contant def. Mark Schreiber 6-1, 6-2

Eddie Hawkins def. (4) Wayne Bennett 6-1, 6-2

(3) Jerry Vaughan def. Lynn Seidemann 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-4

(1) Victor Vaughn def. James Whitlock 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Men's Wheelchair C Singles

Semifinals

Conner Stroud def. (2) Jeffrey Hall 6-4, 7-5

(1) David Hartsek def. Cole Wooten 6-3, 6-0

Consolation

Thomas Dodd def. (2) Jeffrey Hall 6-4, 6-2

Cole Wooten def. Roger Sorg 6-2, 6-3

Women's Wheelchair Open Singles

Quarterfinals

(2) Jordanne Whiley def. Marianne Page 6-1, 6-1

(4) Emmy Kaiser def. Mackenzie Soldan 6-3, 6-4

(3) Francisca Mardones def. Jessica Sporte 6-1, 6-2

(1) Lucy Shuker def. Shelby Baron 6-0, 6-3

Consolation

(2) Katherine Stuteville def. Annabelle Ribeaud 6-1, 6-4

Jan Proctor def. Elizabeth Williams 7-6 (6), 6-4

Karolina Lingyte def. Isabel Aguirre Ahrens 6-1, 6-1

Women's Wheelchair A Singles

Semifinals

Auburn Smith def. Valeria Reyes-Chian 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (2)

(1) Signe Dietrichson def. Meghan McCabe 7-6 (5), 6-3

Consolation

(2) Veronica Grove def. Kirsten Sharp 6-3, 6-3

Men's Wheelchair Open Doubles

Semifinals

(2) Takuya/Weekes def. Pomme/Santos 6-3, 6-2

(1) McCarroll/Reid def. Dalmasso/Majdi 6-3, 6-4

Men's Wheelchair A Doubles

Quarterfinals

(2) Keeter/Shapiro def. Chapman/Jenkinson 6-2, 6-7(5), 6-2

Rivera/Sells def. Gant/O'Brien 6-0, 6-3

Lachman/Thompson def. Rodriguez/Rogers 6-2, 7-6 (1)

Men's Wheelchair B Doubles

Semifinals

Hawkins/Spence def. (2) Bennett/Contant 6-2, 6-4

(1) Vaughan/Vaughn def. Hall/Whitlock 6-4, 6-3

Women's Wheelchair Open Doubles

Semifinals

Baron/Kaiser def. Lingyte/Soldan 6-4, 7-6 (2)

(1) Shuker/Whiley def. Stuteville/Williams 6-1, 6-2

Quarterfinals

Baron/Kaiser def. (2) Aguirre Ahrens/Mardones 7-5, 6-3

Lingyte/Soldan def. Cabrillana/Ribeaud 6-2, 6-1

Stuteville/Williams def. Proctor/Seidemann 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

(1) Shuker/Whiley def. Page/Sporte 6-0, 6-0

Women's Wheelchair A Doubles

Semifinals

Chapman/McCabe def. (2) Burnett/Smith 6-3, 6-3

Reyes-Chian/Sharp def. (1) Dietrichson/Grove 6-4, 7-6 (4)

Quad Wheelchair Open Singles

Quarterfinals

(2) David Buck def. Marc McLean 6-4, 6-2

(4) Francois Trawalter def. Adrian Dieleman 6-2, 6-2

(3) Bryan Barten def. Steven Baxter 6-1, 6-1

(1) Greg Hasterok def. Gary Luker 7-5, 5-7, 6-2

Consolation

Pani Herath def. (2) M Shoeb Khan 6-0, 6-1

(1) David Jordan def. Michael Sullivan 6-1, 6-0

Quad Wheelchair Open Doubles

Semifinals

Barten/Jordan def. (2) Dieleman/Luker 6-2, 6-0

(1) Buck/Hasterok def. Baxter/Khan 6-0, 6-1

Junior Wheelchair Open/A Singles

Quarterfinals

Auburn Smith def. (3) Valeria Reyes-Chian 5-7, 7-5, 6-4

Conner Stroud def. Cole Wooten 6-0, 6-2

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