Seneca Point Tournament 1967

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Seneca Point Tournament 1967 - MONDAY,'AUGUST 28, 1957 only to win the of 11...
MONDAY,'AUGUST 28, 1957 only to win the of 11 his the British Naval foi Top Contenders Advance In Seneca Point Tourney G , Germany junior tour Saturdaj By TONY WEI.LS True to form, the lop contenders have advanced in the 54th annual Seneca Point Tennis Tournament, highlighted by exciting and spirited play. In the single, action, third- seeded Carter Morse over-powered Dale Armitage' 6-0;.8-3'to r e a c h the quarter - finals. Morse's opponent will be fifth- seeded Tonv De Clerck, who struggled to a three-set win over a much-improved .Larry Lays 6-3; 1-6; 6-2. Lefty Dave Hanson, the tourney's fourth --ranking player, slopped Art Hamliii 0-1; G-2 and out - steadied Bill Strawbridge. 6-4; 6-4 to gain a quarter-final berth. Strawbridge had earlier out-shot Al Cook 6-0; 6-3. Eighth-seeded Neal McClelland raced into Hit quarterfinals with convincing straight set triumphs. McClelland used his scrambling ability and steadiness to counteract the hard- hitting of Ed.DeFlyer 6-2; 6-1, and the .Harlwick sophomore outran a determined Frank Hamlin 6-0; 6-1. Former champ Howard Samuels breezed past Joe Acquilano 6-1; 6-2 despite an unexpected deluge that sent more than one spectator running for cover. Samuels, the seventh seed, will face the winner of Dave Marshall and top-ranked Jim Ilug-en- schmidt for a semi-final spot. In the preliminary rounds, Phil Clark, the Point's most promising player, nipped Fred Gilchrest 6-4; 6-4 in a rain-halted contest before bowing to Morse 6-0; 6-3. Bob Lowenthal fought off a.lale surge by Jamie Hamlin before winning 6-3; 4-6; 6-2, but 'Lowenthal was outplayed by Leo Glen 6-1;' 6-ti. Al Lupto'n swept Gerry Walsh 6-2; 6-0, and' will meet'Tony Wells, a 6-1; 6-1 winner over H awlcy ·" Ward. Dole' Armilag e beat Bob Gulick' 6-0; 6-3,' and Bill Coleman backed into the second round Via a default from an ailing John Adams. In men's doubles,, the fourth-, seeded duo of Bill Coleman -Jack' Elliott advanced to the semi-finals with a decisive 6-3; 6-4 victory over the veteran pairing of John Adams and Howard Samuels. The tournament's largest gallery witnessed the hard-fought contest,' with the winner's controlled power the deciding factor. Adams and Samuels pulled all the stops, but they couldii" cope with Jack Elliott's blazing service and devastating overhead, and Cole man's steady backcourt rally ing. Defending c h a in ps Carter Morse and Jim Hugenschmidt waltzed to'a 6-0; 6-3 verdict over Larry Lays and Al Cook, and they will face Bill Strawbridge and Dav'e Marshall, straight set conquerors of the combination of Phil Clark--Phil Dawson, in a quarter-final match. After besting Hugh Knapp and Bob Gulick 6-3; 6-1, the team of Stan Phelps--Hank Hamlin almost pulled the tourney's first major upset. With Hamlin icing away volleys and. Phelps banging cross : court forehands, Adams and Samuels had to rally in both sets to pull the win out of the fire 8-5; 7-5' in a real crowd-pi easer. Jim and Hank WUiiams won two matches, 6-2; 6-2 over Haw- ley Ward and Dave Stretch, and 6-3; 6-3 against Frank Hamlin and Van Hansford, before going down to defeat at the hands of the duo of Dale Armitage--Dave Hansen 6-fl; 6-2. Ha'nsen and Armitage will oppose the third ranking pair of Pierce Day -Tom DeClerck, 6-2;.6-2, winners over Roy Johnston -- Bob Lowenthal, in Saturday's quarterfinals. Also reaching., the second round was the combination of Neal McClelland -- Tony Wells, who out-steadied Joe Acquilano and Tom MacFarland 6-1; 6-2. GailSeymour and 'John Ad- airid moved into the semi-finals of the mixed doubles with a 8-0 white - washing of Hugh and Grace Knapp. The victors had bs.alen Ward and Sinda Hooker 8-6 in their first-round contest. Larry Lays and Betsy Herbert out-stroked Bob and Mary Gulick 8-2, while Howard and Bor bie Samuels nosed out Art and Bougie Hamlin in a -marathon 12-10 match. Hawley and Nora Ward bested the Lowenthals 8-2; John and Franny Rae registered a 8-3 decision over Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Walsh; and Frank Hamlin and Barbara Lyons fell to Ed "Flex' '-" DeFJyer and Char Cowie 8-3. ...;e public is cordially invited to view the quarter-finals and semi-finals, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, and the finals, at the center court on Labor Day. TV CANCELS NEW YORK (UPI)--The tournament committee of ' t h e $250,000 Westchester Golf Clas- six. hasn't given up. yet, but the television company has. When the second round of the classic was postponed Sunday 'for the third consecutive day. Sports Network, Inc. announced it was dropping all plans to televise the final two rounds. ·American W. St. Louis ' 8 0 Cincinnati 70 60 Philadelphia 67 59 Chicago 68 61 1527 San Francisco 67 Atlanta 65' 61 .516 Pittsburgh 61 C8 Los Angeles 59 68 Houston 51 77 .412 New York 49 75 ' Sunday's Phila. 2 Pitts, o, Chi. 3 N.Y. 1, 1st, Chicago at N.V., St. Louis 6 Los San Fran. 2 Atlanta Atlanta 4 San Cincinnati-11 1 Today's Probable · (All Houston. (Von Chicago (Niekro Pittsburgh Atlanta (Jarvis Philadelphia vs. Cincinnati p.m. , New York (Fisher Hendley 5-2) vs. (Hughes 13-4 and 2, 6:30 p.m. Los Angeles San Francisco p.m. Tuesday's Houston at Chicago Pittsburgh at Phila. at Cincinnati, New York ai St. Los Angeles at

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  1. The Daily Messenger,
  2. 28 Aug 1967, Mon,
  3. Page 10

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