Florida’s Adrians Zguns and Iowa’s Marina McCollom win singles titles at the USPTA Clay Court Championships

May 19, 2008

Adrians Zguns of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., won the men’s open title at the $8,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Clay Court Championships Monday, May 12, at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., after defeating Fernando Sanchez of Raleigh, N.C., 6-1, 6-2. Marina McCollom of West Des Moines, Iowa, defeated Jackie Bohannon of Sarasota, Fla., 6-0, 6-1, to be crowned the women’s open champion.

The tournament, which was held from May 9-12, included events in the following categories: men’s and women’s open singles and open doubles competition, men’s 40 and 50 singles and doubles, women’s 45 singles and doubles, men’s and women’s 35 singles, and men’s 45 and 55 singles categories. The competition featured many of the top men and women tennis-teaching professionals in the country.

Men’s 40-and-over Singles Finals

Jeff Cohen, Longwood, Fla., def. Timothy Snell, Lake Worth, Fla., 6-2, 6-1

Up next is the USPTA Grass Court Championships from Aug. 22-24 at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia.

The national tournaments are open to members in good standing. For additional information, please contact the USPTA at 800-USPTA-4U. USPTA Professionals may log in to the “members only” section of the USPTA Web site at for more information and an application for tournaments.