Let it Ryde

Leeann Ryder fires a forehand across the net during the mixed doubles final at the Port Arthur Family Dental Fall Classic at the Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre on Sunday. Ryder and Gianni Mascarin defeated Izzy Malik and Emily Kelsey 6-7(3), 6-2, 1-0(6). Mascarin also captured the men’s open singles final and Anna Turner was the women’s open singles champion. Other division winners were: Dave McCallum and Rob Beckford (men’s doubles), Kelsey and Dolly Niemi (women’s doubles) and Damon Crack (men’s 3.5 singles). The Fall Classic is the last major event of the competitive tennis season in the city. The year-end finals of the masters division will begin on Sept. 20.