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Singles action at Tiger Tennis Classic

Published: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 1:20 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:27 p.m. CDT
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Beth Peacock of Princeton gets ready to return a ball in the Tiger Tennis Classic.
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Matt Smith competes in the men’s open singles in the Tiger Tennis Classic.
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McKenna Schaefbauer of Bloomington, the 9-year-old granddaughter of Gary and Bea Coates of Princeton, returns a shot during the singles action at the Tiger Tennis Classic held Saturday. Schaefbauer, who is ranked in the 10 and under division by the U.S. Tennis Association, won the 16 and 18 year old girls singles title at the classic.

PRINCETON — The singles portion of the Tiger Tennis Classic was held Saturday on the Princeton High School courts

In the men’s open singles, Skipp Schaefbauer of Bloomington won the title, downing Doug Faber of Princeton 6-2, 6-1. Dylan Slupianek won the consolation title, downing Kurtis Carls.

In the women’s open singles, April Kutz of LaSalle beat Katie Schauff of Sterling in two sets, 6-0, 6-1.

In the boys 14 singles, Seth Tyndell of Ottawa beat Braden Murfin of Princeton in two sets, 6-1, 6-1.

In the boys 16 singles, Thomas Osbourne of East Moline beat Jacob Hockings of Spring Valley, who attends St. Bede Academy in two sets, 6-3, 6-2.

In the boys 18 singles, Alec Lindemann of Ottawa beat Ryan Cahalen of East Moline, 7-5, 6-2. Remy Halen of East Moline beat Luke Winchester in the consolation finals.

In the men’s 40 singles, Mike Murfin of Pekin was the champion, beating Jeff Trobaugh of Bradford in two sets, 6-4, 6-4. Rick Peacock of Princeton was the consolation winner, downing Gene Sarver of Ottawa.

McKenna Schaefbauer of Bloomington, who is ranked in 10 and under division in the U.S. Tennis Association, won the girls 14 and 16 singles title. Schaefbauer is the granddaughter of Gary and Bea Coates of Princeton.

In the girls 14 singles, McKenna Schaefbauer of Bloomington beat Jessica Krohn of Princeton 6-0, 6-0. Kiara Tate of Princeton won the consolation title, downing Allison Brown of Princeton.

In the girls 16 singles, McKenna Schaefbauer also won the title, downing Britany Krohn of Princeton 6-0, 6-0. Savanna Weitzel of Ottawa won the consolation title, downing Mackenzie Geldean of Princeton.

In the girls 18 singles, Rachel Dose of Oglesby, whop plays for St. Bede, downed Bailey Bradish of Ottawa in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0. Fran Bowman of Princeton was the consolation winner, beating Ashley Ainsley of Streator.

In the women’s 40, Donna Bouchard of Ottawa beat Beth Peacock of Princeton in three sets, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

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