Hermosa Beach Brady sisters reach Manhattan Beach Tennis Open finals

Mira Costa High School tennis player, of Hermosa Beach reached the finals in both the women's open and women's open doubles division last Sunday at the Manhattan Beach Open. Photo by Ray Vidal


by Ralph Doyle

Over 200 of the best amateur tennis players in Southern California participated in the 53rd Annual Manhattan Beach Open Tennis Tournament last week. The finals were held at the Manhattan Country Club Sunday afternoon. Early rounds were held at Live Oak Park and Mira Costa High School.

Women’s Open champion Tricia Mar of Seal Beach. Photo by Ray Vidal

Mira Costa High School tennis player Quin Brady, of Hermosa Beach advanced to the finals in both the Women’s Open and the Women’s Open Doubles divisions. In the open singles, she fell to Tricia Mar of Seal Beach (6-4, 4-6, 6-2). In the open doubles, she and sister Kiana narrowly lost to Palos Verdes Estates’ Katelyn Hart and Kacey Feng (5-7, 6-4, 10-8).

Men’s Open Champion Harsh Parikh, of Tucson. Photo by Ray Vidal

In the Men’s Open Singles, Harsh Parikh, of Tucson, defeated Renaud Lefevre (6-2, 6-2).

In the Men’s Open Doubles finals, Clay Thompson and Blaine Houvenier, of Encino, defeated Karapet Vardayan, of Granada Hills, and Noah Morrow of Stevenson Ranch.

Men’s Open runner-up Renaud Lefevre. Photo by Ray Vidal

Both top ranked divisions were won by Manhattan Beach residents. Ky Haak defeated T.J. of Torrance (6-0, 6-2) for the 5.0 title, and Karina Kraines defeated fellow Manhattan Beach resident Samantha Kadera (6-2, 6-4) for the 4.5 title. ER

Men’s Open Singles:

Harsh Parikh Tucson, def Renaud Lefevre Los Angeles (6-2, 6-2)

 Women’s Open Singles:

Tricia Mar Seal Beach def Quin Brady Hermosa beach (6-4, 4-6, 6-2)

Men’s Open Doubles:

Clay Thompson/Blaine Hovenier encinco  def Karapet Vardanyan/Noah Morrow (6-2, 6-1) Granada Hills, CA/Stevenson Ranch, CA

 Women’s Open Doubles:

PVE Katelyn Hart/Kacey Feng def Kiana Brady/Quin Brady (5-7, 6-4, 10-8)

Men’s 3.5 & Below Singles (6-1, 6-4)

Winner: Schuh, Edward -Long Beach

Runner-Up: Foster, James – Manhattan Beach

Men’s 3.5 & Below Doubles (6-4, 6-7, 10-6)

Winner: Steve Testa/ Patrick Ready – Manhattan Beach

Runner-Up: West Interian/David King – Manhattan Beach

Men’s 4.0 Singles (6-3, 6-0)

Winner: Nguyen, Linh – Burbank

Runner-Up: Walsh, Jim – Manhattan Beach

Men’s 4.0 Doubles (6-4, 5-7, 11-9)

Winner: John Magome/Brain Higa – Torrance

Runner-Up: Al Garcia/Nicholas Ferrara – Redondo Beach

Men’s 4.5 Singles (6-1, 6-4)

Winner: deMattos, Justin – Torrance

Runner-Up: Gu, Justin – Culver City

Men’s 5.0 Singles (6-0, 6-2)

Winner: Haak, Ky – Manhattan Beach

Runner-Up: Hyman, T.J. – Torrance

Women’s 3.5 & Below Singles (6-2, 6-2)

Winner: Quach Chao, Lan – San Gabriel

Runner-Up: Freni, Robin – Manhattan Beach

Women’s 3.5 & Below Doubles (7-5, 7-6)

Winner: Beth Rager/ Becky Anzivino – Manhattan Beach

Runner-Up: Marlowe Sutton / Sutton, Marlowe – Hermosa Beach

Women’s 4.0 Singles (6-2, 6-2)

Winner: Bronson, Karen – Palos Verdes Estates

Runner-Up: Arsenault , Carrie – Hermosa Beach

Women’s 4.0 Doubles (6-2, 6-2)

Winner: Anna Gorzkowski/ Kelli Spriggs – Manhattan Beach

Runner-Up: Amy Thompson/ Mina Ricabar – Redondo Beach

Women’s 4.5 Singles (6-2, 6-4)

Winner: Kraines, Karina – Manhattan Beach

Runner-Up: Kadera, Samantha – Manhattan Beach 


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