BELGRADE, SERBIA: ITF Seniors Serbia Open 2012, the first senior’s ever Grade 3 tournament in Serbia, took place from 13th to 17th June at the TK Agrimes tennis club in Belgrade. Attracting over 110 players.
8 categories, from 35 to 70 were played in the mens events, whilst the ladies played the 35 and 40 age categories.
The tournament provided an international feel, as players from 11 countries competed in the 10 age groups.
Players included high ranked players from Romania, Greece, Cyprus, Slovakia, Italy, Austria, Bosnia, Macedonia, Croatia, and even a Latin America player from Costa Rica in men’s 35.
The results of finals are:
M35 RAICEA (ROM) – JOVANOVIC (SER) 61 60
M40 DONESCU (ROM) – DUBAJIC (SER) 36 63 64
M45 ROZA (SER) – JANICIJEVIC (SER) 63 64
M50 BONAIUTI (ITA) – SKONC (SVK) 64 62
M55 LUNGEANU (ROM) – ATANACKOV (SER) 60 64
M60 ASHDJIAN (CYP) – MARKUS (SER) 64 60
M65 RR 1. RAUS (ROM) 2.MARIC (SER) 3. ZIVKOV (SER) 4. PETROVIC (SER)
M70 RR 1. MIHAILESCU (ROM) 2. DIANA (ITA) 3. BAKOCEVIC (SER) 4. SPASENOVSKI (MAK)
W35 RR 1. KOCIC (SER) 2. MATIC GREGOVIC 3. VESIC
W40 RR 1. KARANUSIC (CRO) 2. DJURKOVIC (SER) 3.PAVLOVIC-SUDIC (SER) 4. BUJOSEVIC (SER)
The second ITF SENIORS SERBIA OPEN was a huge step forward compared to last year. AGRIMES club was a fantastic host, thanks to the club manager (also M55 semifinalist) Vojislav Dzebic.
Report and Photos provided by Sasa Strizak, Tournament Director