Tennis: Anoka loses to Rebels, 4-3

Anoka failed to win a tie-breaking doubles match, ultimately losing yesterday’s (April 18) match with Champlin Park 4-3 on Rebel courts.

Tornado Joey Evavold keeps his eye on the ball then backhands a sharp hit during the April 18 match at Champlin Park.  Photo by Bill Jones

Tornado Joey Evavold keeps his eye on the ball then backhands a sharp hit during the April 18 match at Champlin Park. Photo by Bill Jones

Things looked promising for the Tornadoes from the start when Anoka won three singles matches before losing a doubles match.

Champlin Park then won one singles and one doubles, making the outcome dependant on two doubles matches.

Anoka lost the first set, then went up in the second set, but ended up losing in a tie-breaker, 7-4, in the second set.

“It was an extremely close match,” said Anoka coach Chad Fellows.

Next up the Tornadoes face Park Center, 4 p.m. Friday, April 20.

Sue Austreng is at
sue.austreng@ecm-inc.com


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