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Broderick-Gambino Capture Premier Cup's Top Purse
Pairings & Draws
OCTOBER 16, 2011
Sunday Evening - Final Results
Drew Broderick and Chris Gambino emerged as the 2011 Premier Cup champions when they defeated Peter Berka and Drew Eberly in the final, 6-2, 6-2. Steve DeRose and Jon Lubow took 3rd over Mike Marino and Dane Schmigdall 6-3, 6-1. The scores, as is often the case in paddle matches, did not accurately reflect the battles on the court. Thanks to the players, and particularly to all the spectators who came out to watch the matches.
Sunday 10/16 - Noon
This morning positions 5-8 were decided. Bakker-Reed defeated Mott-Todd for 7th place. Johnson-Warner defeated English-Heil for 5th place. The last two matches, for the top 4 finishes, are in progress
Saturday, 10/15 - midday
Berka-Eberly, DeRose-Lubow, Broderick-Gambino, Marino-Schmigdall dominate early rounds. With 2-0 results they are guaranteed spots in the play-off rounds. Details of the prize money payouts have been posted - check it out below the round robin grids.
The 2011 Premier Cup is proud to announce it will be held October 14th-16th
in Columbus, Ohio at Scioto Country Club!
Contact: Jason Gray at 513-218-0715 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The spotlight will be on the great city of Columbus as many of the top teams in the country will be in town to showcase their incredible talents for all to enjoy over a 3 day period! An event, commonly called "The Super Bowl of Platform Tennis", will consist of teams coming from states/cities such as Chicago, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Richmond and Columbus's own Denny English and Brian Heil.
Kicking off the weekend's festivities will feature a free clinic conducted by the APTA and various pros that is open to all levels and curiosities to enjoy and participate! (schedule below)
Starting on Saturday morning and running through late afternon will be the round robin portion of the tournament in which each team will play 3 matches that will be 2 out of 3 sets. Once play is completed for the day, matches will be organized for what's called the "MONEY " matches taking place first thing Sunday morning.
For the first time in the 7 year history of this one of a kind event, all teams will receive financial compensation for their efforts and and is proud to boast a total purse of $10,000! Crowd expectations are high and this is the best chance to watch the best in the game play at the highest level all at one site! Please come out and support the event and the sport of Platform Tennis which is know as the "Hidden Gem of Racquet Sports"!
A big thanks goes out presenting sponsors Total Platform Tennis and Wilson Racquet Sports for their continued support along with several Columbus area businesses and Platform enthusiasts! And finally, the men on the ground who helped raised a record purse for this year's event Denny English and Brian Heil
|Friday||5-6 pm||Free clinics provided by
APTA Certified Professionals
Denny English, Brian Heil, Peter Berka, and Drew Broderick
|8-8:45 pm||High energy exhibition to include top ten players in the country|
|Saturday||10 am-4 pm||Round robin play|
|10 am||Placement Matches|