Claudia Purkis and teammate Aimee Kandell peaked at the right time, according to their coach, John Czartosieski, and it paid off with a trip to the championship match in the doubles draw. The unseeded duo was scheduled to take on second-seeded Danni Dunphy and Gillian Neubert of East Hampton at Floyd on Tuesday. Results from that match will be in next week’s edition of The Press.
Purkis and Kandell started their run to the final with a 6-3, 7-5 upset of fourth-seeded Delaney Macchirole and Micaela Zebrowski in the first round. After that, they knocked off Sarah Nicholson... more