Prop and Shpiz Win Winter Warrior Classic Grand Prix

March 8
Lake Forest, IL

2021 Winter Warrior Women's NRT Final Results (doc)(pdf)

The top two seeds of the Winter Warrior Classic Grand Prix met in the finals on Saturday for a three-set entertainer. In the 32-team draw, both teams, Heather Prop and Wendy Shpiz (1) and Spencer Caravaggio/Sandy Cvetkovic (2)., played four matches to get to the final. Caravaggio/Cvetkovic didn’t lose a set before their last match, while Prop/Shpiz fended off Tournament Director Chelsea Mittal and Alison Morgan in a three-set semifinal. In the final, Caravaggio/Cvetkovic came out swinging, winning 1-6, but Prop/Shpiz turned it around and captured the next two sets, 6-2, 6-3.

Great big thank you to Tournament Director Chelsea Mittal, home club Lake Forest Club, Birchwood Club, Lake Bluff Park District, and Lake Shore Country Club. The volunteers, and to all the participants who competed well. Also, thank you to all who donated to the Wounded Warrior Project, the beneficiary of this tournament.


Main Draw: Heather Prop/Wendy Shpiz def. Spencer Caravaggio/Sandy Cvetkovic, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3
Quarter Reprieve: Hallie Bodman/Marina Ohlmuller def. Amy Heil/Chris Maglocci, 7-5, 6-2
Reprieve: Lisa Goldberg/Sally Jones def. Julie Reighard/Marianne Zidar
Consolation: Carole Gatsch/Rachel Young def. Sally Ann Boyle/Anne Sullivan
Consolation Reprieve: Anne Honzel/Jill Mark def. Sarah Padgitt/Kati Sciortino


L to R: Winners, Wendy Shpiz and Heather Prop

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