ALBUQUERQUE — Joe Harris (setting for a backwall shot) and George Garcia Jr. overcame a first-game deficit to defeat Andy Schad and Dan Zimet in the youngest division offered. Jim Karner won his first doubles and Rick Leonard got his first Masters title over defending champs John Stoffel and Mike Wells. William Cervantes earned his 10th and Grand Masters over a tired Lloyd Garcia and Dan Passolt. Garcia and Passolt had beaten Greg Sizemore and Phil Kirk in a tiebreaker earlier in the 60s. Sizemore rebounded to win the 65s with Bob Lohmueller over Glenn Carden and Gary Eisenbooth. Merv Deckert and Ed Campbell took the 70s over Rob Nichols and Greg Stansbury. Ron Cole also earned his Grand Master sweater with the 75s title, teaming Gary Rohrer. And, Ed Grossenbacher teamed with Norm Young to win his 56th Masters title and tie Max Lasskow for the winningest Masters players of all time.
See the 2019 National Masters Doubles Draws & Results HERE.