* Category A Open Championships (Level Singles for Handicaps 0-9) 2023
Apr 21, 2023 - Apr 23, 2023 Manchester Steve Brockenshaw
The tournament sadly didn’t have a full draw of 16 however the 10 competitors made it a strong draw with 5 players ranked inside the World’s top 20.
All 4 seeds Darren Long, Lewis Williams, Robert Shenkman and Levi Gale made it through to Sunday's Semi-Finals with Levi having the toughest Quarter-Final match versus returning favourite Craig Greenhalgh eventually coming through 6/2 1/6 6/1.
Finals day saw every match going the distance. Levi Gale managed to turn his Semi-Final around versus Lewis Williams after losing the first set eventually winning 1/6 6/2 6/4. The other Semi-Final saw an all-Manchester affair between Darren Long and Robert Shenkman. In form, Robert Shenkman came out on top of a hard-fought contest 6/5 4/6 6/1. The FINAL was just as heavily contested with Robert Shenkman beating Levi Gale 6/1 4/6 6/1 and defending his Championship.
On Saturday we had a Pro-Am and dinner at the club. Congratulations to our winning Amateur Tony Lawton who won on count back in a tight group event. Our Chef, Gareth and his wife Shelly provided everyone with great food and hospitality not only on the Saturday night but all weekend.
Manchester Tennis and Racquets club wants to thank Peter McDonald and his company Conservatory Insulations for their sponsorship who without this couldn’t have taken place. Conservatory Insulations has agreed to sponsor the event again next year so please make yourself available 19 th – 21 st April 2024. Lastly thank you to all competitors who made it a fantastic weekend.
PROUDLY SPONSORED BY CONSERVATORY INSULATIONS
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|Jun 01, 2023 - 12:31 AM||Rob Shenkman bt Darren Long||6/5 4/6 6/1|
|Jun 01, 2023 - 12:31 AM||Levi Gale bt Lewis Williams||1/6 6/2 6/4|
|Jun 01, 2023 - 12:31 AM||Rob Shenkman bt Levi Gale||6/1 4/6 6/1|