Sports Briefs: Ujkic opens tennis tournament with easy win

TENNIS: Ujkic rolls in opener Chris Ujkic, the defending men’s singles champion in the Bob Wall Memorial Tennis Tournament, opened the tournament with a routine 6-0, 6-0 defeat of Andrew Young recently. Earlier, Young had dispatched Josh Robinson, 6-0, 7-6. Two-set wins were also recorded by Richard Anderson (6-0, 6-2 over Keith Young) and Steve Paskiewicz (6-0, 6-2 over Ian Morris).

Dahlia Aman marked the return of women’s singles to the tournament with a 6-0, 6-1 result against Kate Freudenberg.

In men’s 50-plus singles play, Richard Chizever and Ed Yakabowski won their opening matches. Chizever beat Charles Spitiele, 6-1, 6-2. Yakabowski triumphed in three sets, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, over Jerry Duvall.