4.0 Men Start Season with Win


Simsmore Tennis’s 4.0 men finally played a match, winning the first of their eight match season. The guys earned a 4-1 victory over Canton’s team. Leading off were straight set wins by Aram Bolduc and Phil Shapiro, at S1 and S2 respectively. Simsmore took two of three of doubles, with Tim Ruark and Jeff Stock winning in straight sets at D1 and Mike O’Sullivan and Mark Lescher winning in straight sets at D3. Although Mike played usta years ago, this was his first foray into new england usta and his first victory for Simsmore’s team! “I think it was the singles that made the difference today,” added Tim, “doubles matches are always tight with Canton, but having Aram and Phil give us a 2-0 lead was key. I think our players were pretty relaxed knowing we only needed one of three doubles lines.” Next match is January 16.