Ana Brzova and Viki Stoklasova Fight For Win at Charities

November 9, 2014
Chicago, IL

The women from Stamford, Connecticut, and Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, put on quite a show at the Chicago Charities final. The fast, strong, upcoming team of Roxy Anica and Martina Ondrejkova grabbed the first set from perennial champions Ana Brzova and Viki Stoklasova, changing the paddle landscape for a while. After getting behind in a few games in the second set, Brzova and Stoklasova dug deep to win the next two sets, for a final score of 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

Congratu2014 Chicago Charities Brittle Bones Logolations to all the women at Chicago Charities who played hard and donated to this year's charity, Children's Brittle Bone Foundation.

2014 Charities Women's Open Finalists
                                     Women's Finalists 2014 Chicago Charities

In the men's final at the 2014 Chicago Charities event, Johan du Randt and Mark Parsons took the day with a 6-1, 6-2 win over last year's champions Drew Broderick and Chris Gambino. Congratulations to Juan Arraya and Mark Fischl for overtaking the first seeds John Noble and Mike Rahaley in the Men's 90+.

2014 Charities Mens Finalists
Winners Johan du Randt/Mark Parsons with Howard Sipe and Finalists Chris Gambino/Drew Broderick

The annual tournament supported the Children’s Brittle Bone Foundation is to provide funds for research into the causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and eventual cure for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), while supporting programs that improve the quality of life for people afflicted with OI, promote awareness, and educate the public. Thanks to John Noble, Shannon Vinson and the superb tournament crew in Chicago for another spectacular weekend.

 Men's Results-2014    Women's Results-2014

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Ana Brzova and Viki Stoklasova Fight For Win at Charities Roxy Anica and Martina Ondrejkova took first set

One of the highlights on Saturday for the spectators was watching six of the eight women's semi-finalists warm-up at the same time, on the same court!   With their volley control it quickly became 3-on-3 synchronized paddle. Watch this little snip of the performance.

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