|Eric Roberson and Yasmin Schnack pose after win-|
ning the mixed doubles title in the 2013 Sacramento
Clay Court League. Earlier that year, they teamed
in the U.S. Open. Photo by Paul Bauman
The match is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Ben Combs' house (8582 Westin Lane) in Orangevale. The champions will split $1,000 and the runners-up $500.
Schnack and Roberson won a national playoff in 2013 to earn an automatic wild card in the U.S. Open. They fell in the first round to Slovakians Janette Husarova and Filip Polasek 6-4, 7-6 (3).
Later that year, Schnack and Roberson took the mixed doubles title in the Sacramento Clay Court League.
Play begins at 9 a.m. today with the 9.0 final. Kurt Chan and Anton Talle will face Laura McGaffigan and Bella Norton for the total first prize of $200. The second-place team will share $100.
In the 40-and-over final at 11 a.m., Bryan Paveglio and Chris Potthast will take on Chris Evers and Dave Hagiwara. The champs will divide $500 and the runners-up $250.
Admission and lunch, provided by Dickie's BBQ, are free. Proceeds from the tip jar will benefit the Sacramento Junior Tennis Fund.