Meredeth Quick & Suzie Pierrepont 3-1
 Narelle Krizek & Natarsha McElhinny 15-13,
15-11, 13-15, 15-12
 Meredeth Quick & Suzie Pierrepont 3-0
[3/4] Stephanie Hewitt & Georgina Stoker
 Narelle Krizek & Natarsha McElhinny 3-0
[3/4] Fernanda Rocha and Seanna Keating 15-12,
Top seeds through to final
The top seeds will contest the 5th Annual John's Island Open
after both teams won close semi-final matches.
All four players in this year's final also contested the 2016
final, when Natarsha McElhinny and Meredeth Quick defeated
Narelle Krizek and Suzie Pierrepont in five games.
Both Quick and McElhinny are keen to defend their title with
their respective new partners.
New Champion Guaranteed in John's Island
The 5th Annual John’s Island Open begins this Thursday and
continues through the weekend in Vero Beach, Florida.
This year's tournament is guaranteed a new champion as the draw
features only two teams who have played together before and no
teams who have played together previously in the John's Island
Top seeds for the tournament, Meredeth Quick and Suzie
Pierrepont, faced each other in the 2016 final with the
partnership of Quick/McElhinny coming out on top. This year they
are seeded to meet new pairing Stephanie Hewitt and Georgina
Stoker in the semi final. This is the first time
Hewitt/Stoker will compete together as Hewitt’s usual partner,
Dana Betts, takes some time off from the tour to have her first
In the bottom half of the draw, second seeds Narelle Krizek
and sister Natarsha McElhinny face newcomer to the
tour, former PSA top 10 player Madeline Perry and her
partner Latasha Khan, in the first round.
Krizek, who has won this event twice previously, partners with
her sister whom she faced in the last years final.
Fourth seeds Fernanda Rocha and Seanna Keating are seeded
to meet Krizek/McElhinny in the semi final. Rocha, who returns
to the tour follow knee surgery in December, was originally
partnered with Amanda Sobhy. Sobhy was forced to withdraw
following a ruptured Achilles tendon sustained in March.
Pro-Am Conso Final:
Jim Penrose and Fernanda Rocha v Bob Thibodeau and Stephanie
Michael Pierce and Latasha Khan v Peter McGlynn and Georgina
#1 Meredeth Quick and Suzie Pierrepont v
#2 Narelle Krizek andNatarsha McElhinny