Marius in his hey day

Whilst trawling the internet today I found this which I would like to share with you. We all know and love Marius Masencamp but do we actually know just how good a player he was? Read this carefully – from qualifier to winner!

Schenectady
Schenectady, NY, U.S.A.
July 1, 1985
32 Draw – $25,000
Surface – Hard

Singles
Seeds:
1. Vincent Van Patten
2. Martin Wostenholme
3. Roger Knapp
4. Van Winitsky
5. Matt Anger
6. John Mattke
7. Andy Andrews
8. Craig Miller

First Round
(1)(WC)Vincent Van Patten d. Jeff Klaparda 7-6 2-6 6-3
Tom Cain d. Jacques Manset 7-6 3-6 7-6
Cary Stansbury d. Tomm Warneke 2-6 6-1 6-4
(5)Matt Anger d. (LL)Jim Grabb 4-6 7-6 6-4
(q)Eric Fromm d. (8)Craig Miller 6-4 6-2
(WC)Patrick McEnroe d. (q)Laird Dunlop 7-6 4-6 6-3
(q)Marius Masencamp d. (WC)John James Sr. 6-4 6-4
(4)Van Winitsky d. Leo Palin 2-6 6-3 6-4
(3)Roger Knapp d. Henri De Wet 6-3 6-3
Norm Schellenger d. Kelvin Belcher 6-7 7-5 6-3
(WC)Steve DeVries d. John Ross 6-7 6-3 6-4
(7)Andy Andrews d. (q)Brad Pearce 7-6 4-6 6-3
Gary Donnelly d. (6)John Mattke 6-3 6-1
Mark Wooldridge d. Tony Mmoh 6-4 6-2
Harold Solomon d. Kevin Moir 6-4 3-6 6-2
(2)Martin Wostenholme d. Randy Nixon 6-4 6-2

Second Round
Tom Cain d. (1)(WC)Vincent Van Patten 6-3 6-2
Cary Stansbury d. (5)Matt Anger 7-6 6-2
(WC)Patrick McEnroe d. (q)Eric Fromm 6-3 6-3
(q)Marius Masencamp d. (4)Van Winitsky 4-6 6-2 6-2
Norm Schellenger d. (3)Roger Knapp 7-6 6-2
(WC)Steve DeVries d. (7)Andy Andrews 6-3 4-6 6-4
Mark Wooldridge d. Gary Donnelly 6-4 7-6
Harold Solomon d. (2)Martin Wostenholme 2-6 6-3 5-4 ret.

Quarterfinals
Cary Stansbury d. Tom Cain 6-7 6-3 6-3
(q)Marius Masencamp d. (WC)Patrick McEnroe 6-3 6-7 6-2
Norm Schellenger d. (WC)Steve DeVries 6-1 6-4
Harold Solomon d. Mark Wooldridge 1-6 6-1 6-3

Semifinals
(q)Marius Masencamp d. Cary Stansbury 6-1 6-1
Harold Solomon d. Norm Schellenger 6-2 7-6

Finals
(q)Marius Masencamp d. Harold Solomon 6-0 3-6 6-3

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Seb says:

    GC is fortunate to have the great coaches it has ! 🙂

    1. wendz says:

      Couldn’t agree more Seb!

  2. Nitty singh says:

    How is Marius ? He won my tournament in schenectady ny . Please give him my best. Nitty singh .

    1. wendz says:

      Marius is well – we will send him your greetings

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