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Greater Amherstburg Tennis League Holds Annual Men’s Doubles Tournament

(left to right) – Scott Bulych, Exodus Calit, Greg Zhang, Arthur Xie

The Greater Amherstburg Tennis League (GATL) held its 4th Annual Men’s Doubles Tournament last weekend at the new Essex Community Tennis Center.

The stormy weather held off and the playing conditions were ideal as 16 teams competed for the Championship in two separate divisions.

(left to right) – Rob Kneale, Felipe Sandovar, Frank Palumbo, Brent Murray

The final results were as follows:

Tier 1 Bracket
Champions – Fadi and Rami Shaya (Windsor)
Finalists – Somath Kong (London) and Keith Cartier (Windsor)
Consolation – JY Renaud and Greg Sopel (Windsor)

Tier 2 Bracket
Champions – Greg Zhang and Arthur Xie (Windsor)
Finalists – Scott Bulych and Exodus Calit (Tecumseh)
Consolation – Brent Murray (Kingsville) and Frank Palumbo (Amherstburg)

(left to right) – Rami Shaya, Fadi Shaya, Somath Kong, Keith Cartier

The GATL would like to thank the Town of Essex for the use of their courts.

Also, we’d like to thank Pat Sao (Pizza Express in Harrow) for sponsoring the event.

(left to right) – JY Renaud, Greg Sopel

The GATL is Southwestern Ontario’s largest public, outdoor tennis league with over 250 members.

For anyone looking to join, please contact

All photos provided by Bill Seagris

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