THREEPEAT! Ron Erskine and Mike Gillespie Own the APTA Men’s 50+ National Championship

March 18, 2014
Chatham, NJ

The medal case is full! Ron Erskine and Mike Gillespie once again defende their APTA Men’s 50+ Nationals title. Ed Gartner and John Shehadi kept it close, but Erskine and Gillespie closed out the second set at 7-5. The semifinals had the top four seeds vying for the crown. Gartner and Shehadi fought off Rusty Wright and Fritz Odenbach, 7-5, 3-6, 6-0, while Erskine and Gillespie stopped Mike Atkinson and Steve Godiksen, 6-3, 6-3.

Thanks go to Tournament Chairman Scott Estes and all the volunteers for their hard work.

Draw (pdf)   Photos

Draw Winners Finalists Score
Main Ron Erskine/ Mike Gillespie Ed Gartner/John Shehadi 6-2, 7-5
Quarter Reprieve Eric Miller/Rob Edelstein Mark Holtschneider/Frank Holtschneider
Consolation Gary Squires/Andrew Canning Ed Aversa/Paul Wishnoff
Consolation Reprieve Rob Pease/Mark Lueders David McNeff/Gary Chin 6-2, 6-4



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