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Tuscherer is men's champ; Kunde wins women's title at Waterdays Tennis Tournament

NEW LONDON -- Paul Tuchscherer of Brainerd defeated Brent Gloege of Fargo, N.D., 6-2, 6-3 for the Men's Open championship of the Waterdays Tennis Tournament played Friday through Sunday. Tuchscher played 3-singles for Concordia, Moorhead, last sp...

NEW LONDON -- Paul Tuchscherer of Brainerd defeated Brent Gloege of Fargo, N.D., 6-2, 6-3 for the Men's Open championship of the Waterdays Tennis Tournament played Friday through Sunday. Tuchscher played 3-singles for Concordia, Moorhead, last spring as a junior.

In Women's Open, Rachelle Kunde of Marshall stopped Alicia Otto of St. Cloud 6-2, 6-3 in the final. Both will be high school seniors this fall.

Gloege and Chad Schmiesing teamed up to win open doubles over Mark Hallstrom of Willmar and Tuchscherer 6-0, 6-4.

Emerging from Mixed Doubles was the pair of Susan Sass/Mark Swanson, both of St. Cloud. They beat the New London father/daughter duo of Tim and Bethany Helgeson 7-6 (7-4), 6-0.

Sass and Swanson also won titles in "A" singles.

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WOMEN'S OPEN SINGLES

Quarterfinals -- Alicia Otto, St. Cloud, def. Angie Wiegmann 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 ... Megan Seipel, NLS, def. Pam Zimmerman 6-1, 6-3

Semifinals -- Rachelle Kunde def. Shelli Halbersma 6-3, 6-1 ... Otto def. Seipel 6-2, 6-1

Championship -- Kunde def. Otto 6-2, 6-1

Consolation championship -- Zimmerman def. Halbersma 6-3, 6-3

WOMEN'S 'A' SINGLES

Quarterfinals -- Susan Sass, St. Cloud, def. Lauren Rustad 6-0, 6-0 ... Jill Stiegen def. Jenifer Peterson 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 ... Haylee Thompson def. Anna Haugo 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 ... Sara Toenies def. Ali Meyer 6-4, 6-2

Semifinals -- Sass def. Stiegen 6-0, 6-1 ... Toenies def. Thompson 6-1, 6-0

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Championship -- Sass def. Toenies 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Consolation championship -- Meyer def. Rustad by default

GIRLS SINGLES

Quarterfinals -- Chelsie McGraw def. Rachel Tanner 6-3, 6-2 ... Emily Imdieke, NLS, def. Delany Edwards 6-3, 6-4 ... Kelly Cappelen def. Alissa Holmgren 6-0, 6-1 ... Elizabeth Kampstra def. Brooklyn Leitch 6-0, 6-0

Semifinals -- Imdieke def. McGraw 7-5, 3-6, (7-3)

Championship -- Imdieke def. Cappelen 6-1, 6-0

Consolation championship -- Tanner def. Holmgren 6-3, 6-3

MEN'S SINGLES

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First round -- James Miller def. Kyle Grunder 6-3, 6-4 ... Ryan Smith def. Brian Holmgren 6-0, 6-1

Quarterfinals -- Brent Gloege def. Miguel Montana 6-1, 6-2 ... Terry Borgerding def. Miller 6-0, 6-2 ... Smith def. Scott Elmquist 6-3, 6-3 ... Paul Tuchscherer def. Stan Boushek 6-2, 6-4

Semifinals -- Gloege def. Borgerding 6-0, 6-3 ... Tuchscherer def. Smith 7-5, 7-5

Championship -- Tuchscherer def. Gloege 6-2, 6-3

Consolation championship -- Montano def, Boushek 6-1, 7-5

MEN'S 'A' SINGLES

Quarterfinals -- Matt Hallstrom def. Ahren Backman 6-1, 6-1 ... Jimer Neis def. Hans Tanner 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) ... Mark Swanson, St. Cloud, def. Steven James 6-4, 6-1 ... Jerry Peterson def. Eric Elmquist 6-2, 6-0

Semifinals -- Hallstrom def. Neis 6-2, 6-4 ... Swenson def. Peterson 6-4, 6-2

Championship -- Swanson def. Hallstrom 6-2, 6-2

Consolation championship -- Tanner def. James 7-5, 3-6, 6-1

BOYS SINGLES

Quarterfinals -- Seth Elmquist, Willmar, def. Elijah Wilson 7-6, (7-5), 6-1 ... Mitch Fader def. Loren Jacobson 6-4, 6-3 ... Ethan Ratliff-Crain def. David Elmquist 6-1, 6-0 ... Mitchell Kremin, Raymond, def. Alex Wiegmann 6-1, 6-3

Semifinals -- Fader def. Wilson 6-0, 4-6, (7-5) ... Kremin def. Ratliff-Crain 6-4, 6-3

Championship -- Kremin def. Fader 6-3, 6-0

Consolation championship -- Elmquist def. Wiegmann 5-7, 6-4, (8-6)

MEN'S OPEN DOUBLES

First round -- Brian Johnson-Loren Johnson def. Trent Fader-Ryan Fader 6-3, 6-1 ... Andrew Rice-Brad Rice def. Brian Holmgren-Miguel Montano 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 ... Ryan Smith-Kyle Grunder def. Luke Beckermann-Patrick Sebey 6-4, 6-4 ... Tim Larson-Jim Anderson def. Chris Mehr-David Bloomquist 6-0, 6-0

Quarterfinals -- Brent Gloege-Chad Schmiesing def. Johnson/Johnson 6-0, 6-0 ... Andrew Rice-Brad Rice def. Jake Borgerding-Zach Borgerding 6-3, 1-6, 7-5 ... Adam Rice-Bryan Rice def. Smith-Grunder 6-2, 6-2 ... Mark Hallstrom-Paul Tuchscherer def. Larson/Anderson 6-4, 6-4

Semifinals -- Gloege-Schmiesing def. Andrew Rice-Brad Rice 6-0, 6-0 ... Hallstrom-Tuchscherer def. Adam Rice-Bryan Rice 6-2, 6-2

Championship -- Gloege-Schmiesing def. Hallstrom-Tuchscherer 6-0, 6-4

Consolation championship -- Holmgren-Montano def. Beckermann-Sebey 6-4, 6-1

MIXED DOUBLES

First round -- Bethany Helgeson-Tim Helgeson def. Brooklyn Leitch-Patrick Sebey 6-1, 6-1 ... Rebecca Jarvi-Bruce Jarvi def. Cassie Mehr-Chris Mehr 6-0, 6-3

Quarterfinals -- Helgeson/Helgeson def. Courtney Edwards/David Bloomquist 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 ... Megan Seipel-Jackson Wright def. Steph Sapp-Nick Thompson 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-0 ... Angie Wiegmann-Alex Wiegmann def. Alyssa Wachter-Colin Wright 6-4, 7-5 ... Susan Sass-Mark Swanson def. Jarvi-Jarvi 6-4, 4-6, 6-1

Semifinals -- Helgeson-Helgeson def. Seipel-Wright 6-4, 6-2 ... Sass-Swanson def. Wiegmann-Wiegmann 6-4, 6-2

Championship -- Sass-Swanson def. Helgeson-Helgeson 7-6 (7-4), 6-0

Consolation championship -- Wachter-Wright def. Sapp-Thompson 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

WOMEN'S DOUBLES

Semifinals -- Ali Meyer-Alicia Otto def. Sara Binsfeld-Ashley Krug 7-5, 6-1 ... Megan Seipel-Courtney Edwards def. Becca Johnson-Trisha Foshaug 6-3, 6-2

Championship -- Seipel-Edwards def. Meyer-Otto 4-6, 7-5, 7-5

Consolation championship -- Binsfeld-Krug def. Jacobson-Foshaug 6-2, 6-1

BOYS DOUBLES

Semifinals -- Hans Tanner-Elijah Wilson def. Riley Bates-Tyler Bates 6-3, 6-3 ... Jordan Baker-Jeremy Werner def. Ahren Backman-Steven James 6-4, 6-2

Championship -- Baker-Werner def. Tanner-Wilson 7-6, (7-3), 6-3

Consolation championship -- Bates-Bates def. Backman-James 6-4, 6-4

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