The Spring Challenge – Results & Photos

April 23-24, 2022

The first Spring Challenge, a fun mixed doubles tournament, was held the weekend of  Saturday April 23 – Sunday April 24, 2022.  The weather looked iffy for Sunday but all matches were played without rain, fortunately.  A total of 24 teams participated in the following categories:

  • 3.0 – 10 teams
  • 3.5 – 5 teams
  • 4.0 – 9 teams

Congratulations to all who participated!  Here are the category winners:


  • Winners (tied): Juerg Haertel / Yukari Haertel and Bob Hafizi / Liz Lynch
  • Runners Up: Suzanne Kaufman / Vinod Garga


  • Winners: Max Chen / Jacqueline Guo
  • Runners Up: Vlad Kosoric / Dragana Kosoric


  • Winners: Doug Johnstone / Terry Lake
  • Runners Up: David Garrioch / Polly Reitze

The people who helped make this event happen are Karin Menke and Paul Tornquist of The Spirit of Tennis, Tournament Director Donna Allaby, and Co-Social Directors Bob Hafizi and Linda Green.  Thank you to the Front Desk for helping out with the bar tickets and registration information AND to you the participants for signing up!

Watch for postings on our new Instagram site:  westvantennisclub

Our next event will be the Celebration of Tennis on June 15th followed by Doubles by the Shore in mid-July.

Linda Green and Bob Hafizi, Social Directors

  • Terry Lake accepting 4.0 – Doug Johnstone was not present.

  • Tied for 1st place – 3.0 Team – Liz Lynch and Bob Hafizi

  • Spring Challenge Trophies

  • Paul Tornquist

  • Co-Social Directors – Linda Green and Bob Hafizi and Tournament Director – Donna Allaby

Posted on: May 4, 2022

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