We seeded the playoffs based on the regular season results, and the semifinals matchups were as follows…
(1)Team Johnson & O’Leary (Andy/Spencer) vs. (4)Team Leftovers (Mark/Troy)
(2)Team Blonde (Brittany/Michelle) vs. (3)Team AirCooled (Chris/Granville)
Just when we thought it couldn’t get any more intense, Team Blonde (Brittany/Michelle) and Team Air Cooled (Chris/Granville) gave us the match of the season so far in the TW Friday Doubles League! CHECK OUT THIS WEEK’S MATCH FOOTAGE HERE!!
After getting themselves into an early 2-6 deficit, Brittany and Michelle battled back to even the match at 6-6. After a round of service holds, the pro set went to a tiebreaker at 8-8. After continuing to go back and forth, the girls were able to save a match point and close out the guys, 10-8 in the breaker!
There was only one match to update you on this week, but boy was it an intense one! In maybe the most tension-filled match of the league thus far, Team Johnson & O’Leary (Andy/Spencer) held on for a hard fought 8-6 win over Team Blonde (Brittany/Michelle). The match was close up until 4-3 when Andy and Spencer broke and then held to take a 6-3 lead. The girls toughed out a hold, broke back and held once more, evening the match at 6-6. The boys stopped the bleeding with a hold at love, and just barely poked their heads ahead at the finish line with a break of serve to win the match 8-6.
This was Team Blonde’s second loss of the league (now 2-2), both of which to Team Johnson & O’Leary (4-0). The match between Team Air Cooled and Team Leftovers will be rescheduled for this week.
Team Johnson & O’Leary def. Team Blonde, 8-6
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