Paul Hahn defeated Devarus Walker in straight units 6-0, 6-0, to win the open division of the Pritchett-Moore Males’s Metropolis Invitational tennis event at Indian Hills Nation Membership.
Hahn additionally teamed with Josh Faught to win the open division doubles title.
Hahn, 30, a Tuscaloosa native, attended the College of Alabama and has been enjoying tennis since he was 12. He has competed within the event for the final 10 years.
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The victory is a mark of redemption for Hahn, who misplaced in straight units to Peter Magnusson within the open division finals a yr in the past.
“You at all times need to win whenever you enter the event, however the additional advantage of it being a social occasion and enjoying with all your mates is certainly an enormous plus too,” stated Hahn.
“Devarus is a gradual participant. I knew I used to be going to should make a variety of photographs and never beat myself, and in addition not give him any freebies both.”
Walker, 32, is initially from Hickory, Mississippi, and has lived in Tuscaloosa for the final 5 years.
Walker isn’t any slouch, and has been enjoying aggressive tennis since eighth grade. This yr marked his third look within the event, and his first within the open division.
“He is a good participant. I heard about him once I first acquired right here, and I at all times wished to play in opposition to him, Walker stated. “He is a good man — I knew it could be tough, and it was simply an honor to play in opposition to him.”
Here’s a record of the winners from every division:
55 & Over Singles
Clifton Lewis and James Gambrell
Jonathan Simpson and James Harris
Chris Deloney and Tyler Hadden
Tim Tiffin and Brock Tiffin
Zach Wolfe and Jerrod Hastings
55 & Over Doubles
Russell Johnson and Kevin Krieger
Paul Hahn and Josh Faught