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citiparks 2016 Paul G. Sullivan Tennis Championships
Frick Park Clay Courts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
July 3-17, 2016

 
2016 Tentative Schedule
Wednesday, June 29 & Thursday, July 30

USTA Pro Circuit Men's Futures of Pittsburgh Exhibition Matches: TBA [2015 Featured Hunter Harrington (South Carolina, Clemson U), Julian Bradley (Ireland, U of N Florida)]

Monday, July 5 to
Thursday, July 8

Men's Open Singles Qualifying Draw
Weekday matches start 6:30 pm (or earlier if all players available)

Friday, July 9 to Sunday, July 10 Men's and Women's Open Singles Qualifying Draws, Men's and Women's Masters (50+) Singles, Men's and Women's Open Doubles, Mixed Open Doubles
Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15 USTA-Sanctioned Men's and Women's Open Singles Main Draws - continuation of all events up to QF
Saturday, July 16 Semifinals
Sunday, July 17 Finals

 



Recent Tournament Results and Photos: [2015] [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010] [2009] [2008] [2007]

For inquires about the tournament and its history, please email
Tournament Director Jose Mieres at redclayfrick@gmail.com.

See Twitter Feed (above) for Daily Updates

 

TOURNAMENT HISTORY

In August 1930 the newly constructed Frick Park clay courts first hosted the Pittsburgh Parks Championships.

Paul Sullivan wrote that the Frick Park had “the classiest battery of rectangles in the district.”

Paul Sullivan directed the Pittsburgh Parks Championships held at the Frick Park clay courts from 1930 until 2001.

In 1930 the singles champions were Frank Broida of Frick Park and Jean Artzberger of Olympia Park.

From 1930 until 2001 there were no tiebreaks in any of the matches and there were no age groups in any events.

In 2001 Paul Sullivan directed the tournament for the last time at Frick Park.

In 2002 Paul Sullivan, at 98 years old, put down his racket for the last time and the tournament was renamed the Paul G. Sullivan Tennis Championships.

In 2007 the tournament was relocated back to Frick Park after the volunteer restoration of the red clay courts by the new Frick Park Clay Court Tennis Club.

Participation has increased from less than 30 players in 2006, to 62 players in 2007, and over 100 players in 2008-2010. There were 61 players in the 2010 Men’s Open Singles Draw.

2011 has over 150 registered players, including 68 players in the Men's Open Singles.


Paul G. Sullivan Clay Championships (formerly Pittsburgh Parks Championships)
Men's Open Singles and Women's Open Singles Champions


1930 - Frank Broida - Jean Artzberger
1931 - Frank Broida - Jean Artzberger
1932 - Frank Broida - Jean Artzberger
1933 - Al McCorkle - Jean Artzberger
1934 - Harry Wald - Jean Artzberger
1935 - James T. O'Connor - Jean Artzberger
1936 - Harry Wald - Jean Artzberger
1937 - Dr. John O'Loughlin - Jean Artzberger
1938 - Harry Wald - Miriam Sullivan
1939 - Harry Wald - Miriam Sullivan
1940 - Joe Kristukek - Kay Welch
1941 - Eddie McCullough - Kay Welch Hackett

1942-1945 - No Tournament - WWII

1946 - Robert E. Bennett - Kay Welch Hackett
1947 - Joe Harmuth - Lucy Borelli
1948 - Robert Bennett - Joy Liken
1949 - Joe Short - Carol Meyer
1950 - Robert Bennett - Carol Meyer
1951 - Robert Bennett - Joy Hartman Liken
1952 - Robert Bennett - Carol Meyer
1953 - Eddie McCullough - Joy Hartman Liken
1954 - Joe Short - Carol Meyer
1955 - Joe Short - Carol Meyer
1956 - Joe Short - Joy Liken
1957 - Phil Dehuff - Janet Thomas
1958 - Diek Koscelnik - Margot Riester
1959 - John Bowers - Ruth Martin

1960 - Claus Bode - Ruth Martin
1961 - John Bowers - Janet Thomas
1962 - Ed Kilgus - Janet Thomas
1963 - Bill Colbert - Goldie Edwards
1964 - Bill Colbert - Ruth Martin Haude
1965 - Bill Colbert - Ruth Martin Haude
1966 - Dave Lichtman - Ruth Martin Haude
1967 - Bill Colbert - Ruth Martin Haude
1968 - Salim Khan - Dee Wilden
1969 - Andy Wiegand - Sandra Donahey
1970 - Dave Lichtman - Sandra Donahey
1971 - Pete Kortman - Sandra Donahey
1972 - Bill Colbert - Karen Brumbaugh
1973 - Bill Colbert - Barbara Falkner
1974 - Bill Colbert - Martha Eaton
1975 -                 - Ann Harris
1976 - Tom Loring - Gail Diciccio
1977 -
1978 -
1979 - Jack Cobetto - Kristen Mertz
1980 - Jeff Winicour - Jodi Levine
1981 - Ken Nieser - Gail Diciccio
1982 - Bill Pilardi - Betty Weber
1983 - Terry McClain - Maureen Druga
1984 - Martin Sturgess - Donna Wittmann
1985 - Martin Sturgess - Caroline Clarke
1986 - Jim Welker - Aldene LaCaria
1987 - Bill Dollard - Aldene LaCaria
1988 - Ken Nieser - Ann Harris
1989 - Bill Dollard - Sarah Mott

1990 - Lance Falce - Carolyn C. Kupperman
1991 - Allesandro Battaglia - Aldene LaCaria
1992 - Bill Dollard - Sarah Mott
1993 - Bill Dollard - Aldene LaCaria
1994 - Bill Dollard - Aldene LaCaria
1995 - David Nicholson - Sarah Mott
1996 - Mishel Gabbay - Aldene LaCaria
1997 - Matt Bird - Susan Dorsey
1998 - Michael Sayette
1999 - Mike Mezerski
2000 - Leo Sweeney - Candice Harris

2001-2006 No Tournament at Frick Park

2007 - David Fink - Jackie Hughes
2008 - David Fink - Emma Leibowicz
2009 - David Fink - Katie Freedline
2010 - Mike Wagner - Emma Leibowicz
2011 - Mike Wagner - Emma Leibowicz
2012 - Mike Wagner - Johanna Bezjak
2013 - Mike Wagner - Johanna Bezjak
2014 - Kevin Goth - Mary Wilson
2015 - David Fink - Hannah Famili

 

 

     For Questions or Comments, Please Email: redclayfrick@gmail.com

 

Vamos! Come on! Off your heels!

Lean in! Recover! On the strings!

Footwork! Footwork! Footwork!

 
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Web Editor: S Hirtle
 

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Last modified on: July 4, 2016