Photos/Results: 2010 Argus Open Tennis Tournament

July 25, 2010

The finals of the annual Argus Open tennis tournament were played yesterday [July 24] at the W.E.R. Joell Tennis Stadium. The Men’s Open Singles was won by Jenson Bascome after an exhilarating playoff against Julien Pinot for the title (6-3,6-3). Tyler Smith claimed victory over Cayla Cross in the Ladies’ Open Singles (7-6(10),6-3). Earl Leader took the Senior Men’s Singles title against John Johnston (6-1,6-3).

Meanwhile Jenson Bascome and Romar Douglas reigned supreme in the Men’s Open Doubles category over David Jenkins and Roger Marshall (6-3,6-3) and Janet Grainger and Jane Pringle were victorious in the Ladies’ Open Doubles title against Rhonda Caza and Sarah Cook (6-0,6-0). The Senior Men’s Doubles title was taken by brothers Earl Leader and Erwin Leader after battling Dennis Harris and Larry Samuels (6-0,6-2). James Collieson and Jane Pringle championed the Mixed Doubles competition against Romar Douglas and Morgan Lightbourne (6-3, 6-3).

The tournament is now in its 12th year and is hosted and sanctioned by the Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association. It has been sponsored by the Argus Group since its inception in 1999.

Gerald Simons, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Argus Group, said: “Today draws to a close another exciting Argus Open tournament. We congratulate the winners of this year’s competition and thank all those who participated in making this another successful event. Alongside the familiar faces, we have welcomed some new names to the tournament and we have been delighted to see the community come out again this year to support the players and enjoy the atmosphere.”

Argus Open 2010 Results [winners listed first]

  • Men’s Open Singles Jenson Bascome Vs. Julien Pinot [6-3,6-3]
  • Ladies’ Open Singles Tyler Smith Vs. Cayla Cross [7-6(10),6-3]
  • Men’s Senior Singles Earl Leader Vs. John Johnston [6-1,6-3]
  • Men’s Open Doubles Jenson Bascome/Romar Douglas Vs. David Jenkins/Roger Marshall [6-3,6-3]
  • Ladies’ Open Doubles Janet Grainger/Jane Pringle Vs. Rhonda Caza/Sarah Cook [6-0,6-0]
  • Men’s Senior Doubles Earl Leader/Erwin Leader Vs. Dennis Harris/Larry Samuels [6-0,6-2]
  • Mixed Open Doubles James Collieson/Jane Pringle Vs. Romar Douglas/Morgan Lightbourne [6-3, 6-3]
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