Edmison & Gupta Take National Title at Hennessy & Hinchcliffe 2018 Canadian Mixed Doubles Squash Championship

2018-03-26
Congrats to the  new reigning, first time ever, champions of the 2018 Open Mixed Doubles Champs - the Jay Gillespie Trophy, Granite Club’s STEPHANIE EDMISON & ARJUN GUPTA in a dramatic nail biting epic 5th game, facing 4 match balls against them, they miraculously came back and stole it from the Canadian record holder, 8-time Open Mixed Doubles Champ Stephanie Hewitt and her partner, 2015 Open Mixed Doubles Champ, Will Mariani. [9 (8) (6) 11, 14].
 
3rd Place Match: in a 5-set barnburner Nicole Pirko & Adrian Griffin marginally defeated Miranda Ranieri & Brad Jones in an exciting 5 setter (11) 12,12 (13) 11
5th Place Match: another awesome final with Parkway's Abi Krol & Nadir Hendricks squeaking in out in the 5th over Lakeshore's Kelly Kuru & Eric Watson (Calgary) 13 (14) (12) 14, 14
 
After the Open finals saturday evening, the fans at the Parkway were not sure the action could get much better, but the sunday finals did not disappoint! There was SERIOUSLY no lack of talent this weekend as rubber burned the walls of Mayfair Parkway on Super Sunday at the 2019 Hennessy & Hinchcliffe Canadian Mixed Doubles Squash Championships at Mayfair Parkway. More than any club in Canada, Parkway members seriously know how to genuinely embrace, heckle and/or applaud the talent.  Clearly this weekend, most teams were evenly matched stretching dramatic decisions to five setters
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 CHAMPIONS!
 
MIXED 60+
Mixed 60+ Final Leslie Freeman & Steve Hisey spanked Lolly Gillen & Edwin Gailitis 9.9.10
Mixed 60+ 3/4 Lindsey Hermer-Bell & Molson Robertson defeated Laura Ramsay & Michael Downer 13.9.3
Mixed 60+ Consolation Final - Sandy Cameron & Ted Ruse 12 13 (11) 10 over our favourite birthday girl Sibylle Witt & and her brother in law Hugh Falon
 
MIXED 55+
Mixed 55+ Final Cathy Tuckwell & Bob Ferguson had another epic final over the new formed team of Diane Naughton & Eric Windeler 11 (14) 10 14
Mixed 55+ 3/4 s Jann Taylor & Al Hunt decided they enjoyed stress and a tad more court time as they finally found their way to victory (10) 14,11 (14) 10 over a very talented Sandra Shaw & Phil Stables 
Mixed 55+ Consolation Final - Yuill McGregor (seriously asleep at the switch at his 1st round) & Anita Saunders finally demonstrated their true winning capabilities winning 6,7,17 over Gayle Woods and her return from the long lost past super star partner John Shales
 
MIXED 50+
Mixed 50+ Final Bro-Sis dynamo Caro Sambrook & Bart Sambrook defeated Cathy Covernton & defending champ Paul Zander 7 (14) 10 (14) 5 i a thrilling athletic battle
Mixed 50+ ¾ Tammie Sangster & John Hall dug themselves out of the famous 2 love trap to defeat Julie Hisey & Mike Tanner (14) (13) 9,10, 9
Mixed 50's 5/6 winners Brenda Forbes & Eric Dunn in another 5-setter over Carmela & John Kervin 14 (14) 8 (8) 8
 
MIXED 40+
Mixed 40+ Final Mary McKee & Scott Dulmage (Scott now 9th National Mixed Doubles title) had their hand full battling it out  12,12 (9) 13 over the exceptionally talented team of Annette White & Chris Deratnay
Mixed 40+ 3/4 Carol Stewart & Steve Burnham defeated Karen Jerome & Tyler Millard 3-0
Mixed 40's 5/6 winners Kirsteen Burton & Jeff Andersen over Katie Bewley & Craig Jamieson (14)9,8,5
 
MIXED B
Mixed B Final What was expected to be the highlight of the afternoon ended in disappointment as Ontario Mixed B finalists Natalie Morrison & Mark Warren slammed the door on the fairly tail run of unseeded Kelly Ann Zander & Stavros Angelopolous 8,7,8 when Kelly Ann injured her ankle at the beginning of the 2nd game
B ¾ 3rd Seeds Megan Richmond & Matthew Haffey proved their salt winning 8,7,8 over Wendy Gibson and Thang Le in a hard-fought match
B Consolation Final- Jennifer Bogert & Patrick Van Gelder defended the Sambrook/Bogert winning dynasty by defeating Evelyne Bourrouilh & Andrew Boright 9,7,14
 
For full championships results, visit http://bit.ly/HHMixedDbls_Results
 
2018 Mixed Doubles Champs (far right) & Finalists (far left)
 


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