Congrats to Antoine Bernadet for winning $1300 at the Newgy Ohio Open! He defeated Seth Pech 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 11-7 to take home the title for Canada! This is his second consecutive singles title here in Akron. Other notable winners throughout the weekend included:
Antoine Bernadet - Open and u2600 Champ!
Seth Pech - Open Finalist and u2600 Semifinalist!
Sarah Jalli - u2000 Champ, u2400 Semifinalist, u2600 Semifinalist!
Aryan Mahajan - u1900 Champ, u1800 Finalist!
Janset Aykanat - u1000 Champ, u1200 Champ, Open Doubles Finalist!
We would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to our tournament sponsors who brought this event to Akron and have helped us promote this event during the last couple months. Thanks to:
Sports Alliance of Greater Akron www.playakron.com
Wil-Cut Engineered Abrasive Solutions www.wil-cut.com
Paddle Palace www.paddlepalace.com
Newgy Robo-Pong www.newgy.com
Shaw JCC www.shawjcc.org
Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy www.OhioPingPong.com
We would also like to thank our many volunteers who helped throughout the weekend - Ron Arcaro, Joe Ciarrochi, Chris Jordan, Sam Dubina, Nancy Dubina, Ralph Ubry, Sudhakar Jalli, Paul Dipadova, Ross, Anwen Harris, Justin Detwiler, Joe Detwiler, and Sidd Khandelwal.
The next major event at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be the June Summer Camps! Register by April 1st for a huge discount! Our next major tournament will likely be September 2017. See TOURNAMENT AND CLINICS at the top of this page...
Open Singles Giant RR 1st Antoine Bernadet 2nd Seth Pech
Under 2600 Giant RR 1st Antoine Bernadet 2nd Samson Dubina
Under 2400 Giant RR 1st Ka Wai Tsoi 2nd Pamela Song
Under 2200 Giant RR 1st Chip Coulter 2nd Siddharth Khandelwal
Under 2000 Giant RR 1st Sarah Jalli 2nd Steve Gonzales
Under 1900 Giant RR 1st Aryan Mahajan 2nd Razmig Boghikian
Under 1800 Giant RR 1st Mohammed Al-Mugahwi 2nd Aryan Mahajan
Under 1600 Giant RR 1st Terrence Brown 2nd Anwen Harris
Under 1400 Giant RR 1st Erwin Byler 2nd Brian Dillon
Under 1200 Giant RR 1st Janset Aykanat 2nd Matthew Joonsun Oh
Under 1000 Giant RR 1st Janset Aykanat 2nd Chris Jordan
Open Doubles RR 1st Roger Liu / Jason Zhang 2nd Samson Dubina / Janset Aykanat
Recreational Doubles RR 1st Limei Hou / David Pecot 2nd Troy Duval / James Cummerow
31-Point Handicap RR 1st Nilaksh Nagpure 2nd Siddharth Khandelwal
Recreational Singles RR 1st Paul Dipadova 2nd Aiden Norin