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Daufuskie Island Adult Tennis Championships crowns division winners

By staff reports — John Chrsyt of Bluffton successfully defended his age 65 singles title and Ellen Leboeuf of Hilton Head Island won two titles Sunday on the final day of play at the seventh annual Daufuskie Island Adult Tennis Championship. Chryst defeated Richard Shipman in three sets to retain his title. "I played the game I wanted to play today," said Chryst, who also won the age 65 title in 2012. "It feels great to be able to win the title again this year." Lebouef defeated Melissa Duff in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, in her singles final. And then she won her women's doubles match by default when Janet Paduzzi of Hilton Head Island, one of her doubles opponents, injured her leg earlier in the day. "I got really nervous but then I settled down," said Leboeuf, a financial planner who moved to Hilton Head Island last year. "I kept hitting deep to her backhand to keep away from her strong forehand. My serve was goo