March to Nationals Men's and Women's Recap

March 14, 2021
Woodbury, NY

2021 March to Nationals Women's NRT Final Results (doc)(pdf)

2021 March to Nationals Men's NRT Final Results (doc)(pdf)


Liz Cruz and Gabi Niculescu fought their way to the top of the leader board at the 16-team draw March to Nationals NRT, beating a tough Florentina Hanisch/Ana Marija Zubori team in a three-set semifinal and using three sets again to defeat Kerri Delmonico and Lauren Gebbia, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.

The APTA thanks Tournament Director Matt Garavaglia, host club Crest Hollow Country Club, the volunteers, and all of the players for a great event.


Main Draw: Liz Cruz/Gabi Niculescu def. Kerri Delmonico/Lauren Gebbia, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Quarter Reprieve: Cindy Prendergast/Lauren Zink def. Cynthia Dardis/Alison Von Kennel, 7-5, 7-6
Consolation: Lisa Murray/Stephanie White def. Sarah Humphrey/Jayne Kane, 6-2, 7-5
Consolation Reprieve: Jennifer Chan/Claire Paquin def. Mary Bouton/Heather Sweeny, 6-0, 6-2


L to R: Finalists - Kerri Delmonico, Lauren Gebbia and Winners - Liz Cruz, Gabriela Niculescu


In the men’s March to Nationals NRT, John Hughes and Marc Powers squeaked out their quarterfinal match against Jeremy Court and Felipe Osses-Konig on their way to victory in the finals against Johan du Randt and Stephen Mitchell, 6-3, 6-4. In a 20-team field with many top 20 players, three of the quarterfinals featured three-set battles. In the semifinals, Hughes/Powers handled Blake Anderson/Martin Bostrom (back together for the first time this year) while du Randt/Mitchell needed three sets to move on against Drew Broderick/Sven Burus, 1-6, 7-5, 6-2. Hughes and Powers are now ranked second nationally.

The APTA thanks Tournament Director Matt Garavaglia, host club Crest Hollow Country Club, the volunteers, and all of the players who competed.


Main Draw: John Hughes/Marc Powers def. Johan du Randt/Stephen Mitchell, 6-3, 6-4
Quarter Reprieve: Jeremy Court/Felipe Osses-Konig def. Chris Humphreys/Nathan LeFevre, 7-5, 6-4
Round of 16 Consolation: Lucas Green/Victor Vidal def. Mark Innes/Louis Volclair, 4-6, 6-1, 10-6
Round of 16 Consolation Reprieve: Josep Baro/John Cassas def. Michael Atkinson/James Glen, 6-2, 6-0
Round of 32 Consolation: Brian Power/Anthony Santino def. Andrew Chan/Jorge Gonzalez Rubio, 7-5, 5-7, 4-2 ret.
Round of 32 Consolation Reprieve: Jack Mangan/Steven Salerno def. Peter Arciero/Michael Montalbano, default


L to R: Winners, John Hughes and Marc Powers

Other photos from the tournament

2021 March to Nationals NRT
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