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Rain wreaks havoc at Hubbs

For the first time since 2010, rain marred the second day of the 23rd annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic on Tuesday in Dixon, but there was some tennis played between raindrops.

The lone division to complete play was the 18-and-under boys singles. The 12 participants played a bracketed tournament (as opposed to round-robin), won by Jack Nitz. Nitz defeated Sam Bratt 7-2 in a tiebreaker after the two tied 8-8 in regulation. K.C. Knack and Quincy Coomes tied 8-8 in the third-place match as well, with Knack winning the tiebreaker 8-6.

In the semifinals, Nitz downed Coomes 8-3, with Bratt beating Knack 8-6. In the consolation final, Patrick Johnson defeated Justin Wilson 8-3.

Both the boys and girls 11-and-under singles divisions started late, and both were postponed midway through play until today. Two of the three 11 girls singles matches and 1½ of the three 11 boys singles matches were completed; the two divisions will be completed at 9 a.m. (boys) and 10:30 a.m. (girls) today.

Two other divisions were also postponed in their entirety. The 15 girls singles matches will be played at 1 p.m. today, while the 13 mixed doubles was moved to 9 a.m. Thursday.

Wednesday’s schedule was altered to accomodate the Tuesday changes. The 11 boys singles and 13 girls singles will be played at 9 a.m., with the 11 girls singles at 10:30 and the 15 mixed doubles at 11 a.m. After the 15 girls singles at 1 p.m., the 13 boys singles and 18 girls singles will be played as scheduled at 3 and 5 p.m., respectively.


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