Local Vero Beach teaching pros Chase Perez Blanco of the Quail Valley Club and Slim Hamza of The Moorings Club entertained about 500 enthusiastic fans Tuesday night competing in a main draw doubles match at an official professional tennis tournament at the $15,000 Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships at The Boulevard. The two received the Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation automatic wild card for the winner and runner-up of the annual “King of the Hill” competition, benefitting Youth Guidance, won by Perez-Blanco. The dup faced Joshua Sheehy of Arlington, Texas and Jakub Wojcik of Delray Beach, Florida and had two set points at 6-4 in the first-set tiebreaker, but lost 7-6 (9-7) 6-4.
Wojcik saved the first set point in the first-set tiebreaker with a ferocious backhand return at 6-4 as you can see here Jakub Wojcik Saves Set Point In Mardy Fish Doubles Against Slim Hamza Serve https://youtu.be/8LFgFbby-Rk and with an unreturnable serve to save the second set point here https://youtu.be/OonkUFAlP7U
The post-match on-court interview with Sheehy and Wojcik can be found here https://youtu.be/f3VHGDcxbX8
The post-match on-court interviews with Hamza and Perez-Blanco can be found here: https://youtu.be/xkkR0Mv8r-k