$10,000 Silver Racquet ProAm

$10,000 Silver Racquet ProAm

Alaska Athletic Club
October 24-27, 1985
This was the first ever “Full-Blown” Women’s Professional Tournament in Anchorage, This Tournament was designed to replace the Midnight Sun Pro-Am Classic, which Lynn Adams won all six times it was held. With this Tourney being the first stop on the Women’s tour, We were able to get a draw of 19 Pros to fly north. Once again Lynn was able to fight her way through the draw and take home “The Silver Racquet”, along with the lions share of $10,000 Prize Money for her win over Caryn McKinney in three games straight 21-10, 21-7, 21-18.
Women’s “Professional” Singles

 

Pro Qualify Round (32)

 

Lynn Adams – Bye
Cathy Nichols defeated Robin Rodriguez (Anch)
21-6, 21-9, 21-13
Marcy Lynch defeated Terry Latham
15-21, 21-19, 21-18, 21-11
Joyce Jackson – Bye
Marci Drexler – Bye 
Linda Porter defeated Kathy Wisthoff (Anch)
21-3, 21-5, 21-12
Heather Stupp defeated Gail Ferguson (Anch)
21-10, 21-7, 21-9
Terri Gilreath – Bye
Caryn McKinney – Bye
Lynn Wojeck defeated Pam Laursen
21-9, 16-21, 11-21, 21-19, 15-8
Jennifer Harding defeated Judy Campbell (Anch)
21-14, 21-8, 21-5
Liz Alvarado – Bye
Molly O’Brien – Bye
Fran Davis defeated Jan Kilpatrick (Anch)
21-8, 21-6, 21-7
Chris Evon defeated Sharon Fanning
21-16, 21-13, 21-14
Vicki Panzeri – Bye

Round One (16)
Lynn Adams defeated Cathy Nichols
21-8, 21-9, 21-7
Joyce Jackson defeated Marcy Lynch
21-19, 21-15, 20-22, 21-15
Marci Drexler defeated Linda Porter
24-22, 21-6, 21-19
Terri Gilreath defeated Heather Stupp
21-10, 21-12, 21-15
Caryn McKinney defeated Lynn Wojeck
21-14, 21-8, 21-9
Liz Alvarado defeated Jennifer Harding
21-11, 21-19, 21-17
Fran Davis defeated Molly O’Brien
21-11, 20-21, 21-15, 21-12
Vicki Panzeri defeated Chris Evon
21-16, 12-21, 19-21, 21-10, 15-10

Quarter Final Round (8)
Lynn Adams defeated Joyce Jackson
21-10, 21-14, 21-10
Terri Gilreath defeated Marci Drexler
17-21, 21-12, 21-14, 21-15
Caryn McKinney defeated Liz Alvarado
21-12, 21-8, 21-15
Vicki Panzeri defeated Fran Davis
15-21, 21-15, 21-14, 21-10

Semi-Final Round (4)
Lynn Adams defeated Terri Gilreath
21-16, 21-8, 21-14
Caryn McKinney defeated Vicki Panzeri
21-17, 21-14, 15-21, 21-17

Final Results
Lynn Adams defeated Caryn McKinney
21-10, 21-7, 21-18

ProAM “Mixed” Doubles

 

Local Open Men Players team with one of the Women Pros for a chance at the $2000 Prize Money, $1000 for 1st, $500 for 2nd, $250 for 3rd & 4th

1st: Lynn Adams & Jay Wisthoff
defeated
Vicki Panzeri & Steve Deaton
15-13, 13-15, 11-5

Mens “Open” Singles
1st: Steve Deaton def. Dennis Kaufman (Fbks)
15-3, 15-14
3rd: Mike Seidl def. Carmichael Stokes
Forfeit
Consolation: Mike Kinney def. Steve Zrake
13-15, 15-11, 11-9

Mens “A” Singles
1st: Larry Martin def. Marzel Drisdom
2-15, 15-4, 11-1
Consolation: Ken Williams def. Brad Bodde
15-3, 11-15, 11-6

Men’s “B” Singles
1st: J. Gil def. Bob Haggerty
12-15, 15-6, 11-6
3rd: Bob Blanscett def. Roger Shaw
15-12, 15-11
Consolation: Stuart Topp def. Dean Rickerson
15-3, 15-13
Men’s “C” Singles
1st: C. Johnson def. J. Pringle
8-0, Injury Forfeit
3rd: M. Bakie def. Rick McCluskie
12-15, 15-4, 11-8
Consolation: Dwayne Melchert def. D. Power
15-14, 5-15, 11-5
Mens “Novice” Singles
1st: Gall def. L. Douglas
15-13, 15-11
3rd: B. Hermanski def. Dave Hathaway jr
12-15, 15-5, 11-10
Consolation: D. Barba def. K. Imig
15-13, 13-15, 11-0

Women’s “Open” Singles
1st: Cathy Nichols def. Sharon Fanning
15-6, 15-11
3rd: Gail Ferguson def. Pam Laursen
Forfeit
Consolation: Barb Maier def. Linda Bruns
15-12, 15-7
Women’s “B” Singles
1st: Karen Parks def. Cindy Krieg
15-10, 15-10
3rd: Jan Hicks def. Tina Lochman
15-8, 15-14
Consolation: J. Romig def. Ruth Iversen
15-4, 15-1

Women’s “C” Singles
1st: M. Peterson def. S. Topp
15-4, 15-5
3rd: Denise Gilliam def. Cathy Ross
15-1, 15-8
Consolation: I. Street def. P. Luce
15-3, 15-5

Women’s “Novice” Singles
1st: K. Thompson
2nd: S. Franzen
3rd: Cathy Raymond
Consolation: Alicia Kinney