San Diego Aviators Top NY Empire, 24-16, Earn Mylan World TeamTennis Finals Berth

Jurak, Harrison, Klaasen Double Winners; Aviators Will Play August 26 Vs. Orange County Breakers At Forest Hills Stadium
By: NY Empire Tennis
 
 
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NEW YORK - Aug. 12, 2016 - PRLog -- Darija Jurak (women's, mixed doubles), Ryan Harrison (singles, men's doubles) and Raven Klaasen (men's, mixed doubles) each won two events apiece, leading the San Diego Aviators to a 24-16 Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO victory over the host New York Empire presented by Citi at Forest Hills Stadium at The West Side Tennis Club tonight. With the win, the Aviators clinch a berth in the Mylan WTT Finals presented by Citi, August 26 at Forest Hills Stadium.

Harrison got things started for the Aviators by rallying for a 5-3 men's singles victory over Marcus Willis. Women's singles was next, with Christina McHale of the Empire edging Shelby Rogers 5-4 to narrow the hosts' deficit to one game. Next came mixed doubles, with the Aviators' tandem of Klaasen and Jurak downing Maria Irigoyen and Neal Skupski, 5-3, for a 14-11 San Diego lead.

After the break, women's doubles was next, with Rogers and Darija Jurak extending the visitors' margin to 19-13 with a 5-2 triumph over McHale and Irigoyen. Men's doubles concluding the proceedings, Harrison and Klaasen finishing off the match with a 5-3 win over Willis and Skupski.

The Empire (2-9) conclude their inaugural Mylan WTT season at the Springfield Lasers on Saturday. San Diego (8-3) visits Philadelphia on Saturday to conclude the regular season.

Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO

San Diego Aviators (8-3) d. New York Empire (2-9), 24-16

Men's Singles: Ryan Harrison (SD) d. Marcus Willis (NYE), 5-3

Women's Singles: Christina McHale (NYE) Shelby Rogers (SD), 5-4

Mixed Doubles: Raven Klaasen/Darija Jurak (SD) d. Maria Irigoyen/Neal Skupski (NYE). 5-3

Women's Doubles: Shelby Rogers/Darija Jurak (SD) d. Christina McHale/Maria Irigoyen (NYE), 5-2

Men's Doubles: Ryan Harrison/Raven Klaasen (SD) d. Marcus Willis/Neal Skupski (NYE),  5-4

The Empire schedule and a full roster of players can be found at www.NYEmpireTennis.com. Fans can also follow the team on Twitter (@nyempiretennis) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/NYEmpireTennis). To become a sponsor, purchase individual or season tickets or to get more information about VIP packages, please email info@nyempiretennis.com, visit www.nyempiretennis.com or call the New York Empire office at (844) 5-EMPIRE (844-536-7473).

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