Gay tennis tourney crowns champions [photos]

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imageSure, there was that sci-fi thing and Black Gay Pride during Atlanta’s long Labor Day weekend. But gay tennis aficionados picked up their rackets and whacked a few balls during the biggest gay tennis event of the year, too.

The Peach from the gay Atlanta Team Tennis Association featured some 140 players from across the country in tennis competition that unfolded Sept. 2-5 at the DeKalb Tennis Center. The event was about twice as big as ATTA’s other signature event, the Chattahoochee Doubles Classic in March.

Winners from the Peach include:

imageOpen Singles: Kevin Holmes
Open Doubles: Todd Livergood and Mike Offergeld
Men’s A Singles: Tony Hagen
Men’s A40+ Singles: Tom Siracusa
Men’s A Doubles: Tony Hagen and Rakesh Parekh
Women’s A Singles: Sara Turner
Women’s A Doubles: Hope Black and Krista Herron
Men’s B Singles: Ron McBay
Men’s B40+ Singles: Grant Hunter
Men’s B Doubles: Daryl Battle and Dale Davis
Women’s B Doubles: Mary Ann Harper and Chandra Harrell
Mixed B Doubles: Dre Baez and Mary Ann Harper
Men’s C Singles: Jonathan South
Men’s C40+ Singles: Jon Cooley
Men’s C Doubles: Arnold Samreth and Glenn York
Men’s D Singles: Chris Lewis
Men’s D Doubles: Mike Caggiano and Eric Chavez

Up next for ATTA: A beer bust on Oct. 1 at Frogs.


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