Quality Cup Tennis Doubles – Saturday Results

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Guam – The unseeded tandem of Joshua Cepeda and Chloe Gadsden rallied from a set down to upset No. 2 Brian Tuncap, Jr. and Michelle Pang, 5-7, 7-5, 10-8 for a spot in the finals of the Combined Mixed 10.0 Doubles division of the Quality Cup 2014 tennis tournament at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa tennis courts.

The pair will meet No. 1 Torgun Smith and Yumika Sugahara, winners over Masakazu Takahashi and Atsuko Yamaguchi 4-6, 6-2, 10-5, for the title Sunday.  

[Masakazu Takahashi serves the ball as doubles partner Atsuko Yamaguchi watches her opponents’ movements in a Combined Mixed 10.0 Doubles division match of the Quality Cup 2014 tennis tournament against Torgun Smith and Yumika Sugahara at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa tennis courts. Smith/Sugahara won 6-2, 6-1.]

In other matches, No. 1 Daniel Llarenas and Derek Okuhama, 6-3, 6-4 winners over Nick Fok and SW Poon, will next play No. 4 Chris Cajigan and Joseph Cruz in the Men’s Open Doubles division. On the other end of the draw, No. 2 Charles Oliver and Wendell Roden will next face No. 3 Joshua Cepeda and Brian Tuncap, Jr., after rallying to defeat Anthony John and Victor Tuncap 1-6, 6-3, 10-6.

In the Women’s Open Doubles division, tennis veterans Rosalie Cao and Arn Diaz upset their younger opponents – No. 2 Chloe Gadsden and Margaux San Nicolas 5-7, 6-2, 10-7 to book a ticket to the finals against No. 1 Michelle Pang and Camdyn Nadler.


[Torgun Smith goes airborne for a smash in a Combined Mixed 10.0 Doubles division match of the Quality Cup 2014 tennis tournament against Masakazu Takahashi and Atsuko Yamaguchi at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa tennis courts. Smith and partner Yumika Sugahara defeated Takahashi/Yamaguchi 6-2, 6-1.]

Guam – In the Women’s 35+ Doubles division, Jenny Kwan and Jenny Lin defeated Arn Diaz and Margaret Terry 6-1, 6-2. In Friday evening’s match, Atsuko Yamaguchi and Yuka Iwata defeated Diaz and Terry 6-1, 6-2.

In the Women’s 45+ Doubles division, No. 1 Kayoko Sugahara and Migu Goodman advanced to the final of the division with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Liza Provido and Margaret Terry.

In the Combined Mixed 6.0 Doubles division, No. 1 Sindy Mok and Norman Tsang claimed their spot in the semifinals with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Willie Chua and Melody Pugh. The team will next face No. 3 Camden Camacho and Gabby Camacho, 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 winners over Shane Schnabel and Tess Suh. Pedro John and Victoria Smith upset No. 4 Aaron and Kanasta Abrams 5-7, 6-3, 10-7.



[Ernie Galito sends in a serve during a Men’s 55+ Doubles division match of the Quality Cup 2014 tennis tournament against Jeff Bristol and David Lai at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa tennis courts. Bristol/Lai defeated Galito and his partner Jesse Tano 6-3, 6-2.]

In the Combined Mixed 7.0 Doubles division, Pete Cepeda and Dina Jacob upset No. 1 Louis Liu and Liza Provido to next face No. 2 Richard Smithers and Mimi Gaffney in the final. Smithers and Gaffney defeated Camden Camacho and Janay Masga 6-2, 6-1.

In the Combined Mixed 8.0 Doubles division, Jared and Diane Lee defeated Pete Cepeda and Julie Bollinger 6-3, 6-3 for a spot in the finals.


[Jeff Bristol gets low for a shot during a Men’s 55+ Doubles division match of the Quality Cup 2014 tennis tournament against Ernie Galito and Jesse Tano at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa tennis courts. Bristol and partner David Lai defeated Galito/Tano 6-3, 6-2.]

In the Combined Mixed 9.0 Doubles division, No. 1 Masakazu Takahashi and Kayoko Sugahara defeated Tera Tapu and Rosalie Cao 7-5, 2-1 (ret). David Lai and Jenny Kwan defeated Nick Fok and Yuka Iwata 6-2, 6-3. C.K. Wong and Migu Goodman defated Eddie Wu and Arn Diaz 6-4, 6-3. No. 2 Kam Chan and Jenny Lin defeated Ricardo Estella and Annie Wu 6-0, 6-0.

In the Men’s 35+ Singles, No. 2 Wendell Roden upset No. 1 Torgun Smith 6-1, 6-3 for the division title.

Results from the day’s late matches and from other venues were not immediately available. 



[Charles Oliver deploys a backhand volley while partner Wendell Roden looks on during a Men’s Open Doubles division match of the Quality Cup 2014 tennis tournament against Anthony John and Victor Tuncap at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa tennis courts. Oliver/Roden defeated John/Tuncap 1-6, 6-3, 10-6.]

The tournament concludes Sunday, with an awards banquet for players after the matches.