Sportimes Outlast Buzz, 22-17

US Open Champion Kim Clijsters won her singles match, defeating fellow former No. 1 Martina Hingis, and teamed with Abigail Spears to win women’s doubles, pacing the New York Sportimes to a 22-17 World TeamTennis victory over the New York Buzz Monday at Sportime on Randall’s Island.

The host Sportimes (8-4) moved 1 1/2 gamea ahead of second place Washington for the top spot in the WTT Eastern Division with three matches remaining in the regular season.  The No. 1 seed will play a home match on Friday in the WTT playoff semifinals.

In the other feature match on the evening, Alex Domijan edged John McEnroe, 5-4.  McEnroe led, 4-3, but Domijan served a 4-1 eight game, then won the tiebreak, 5-3, to take the men’s singles event.

The Sportimes mens doubles team of Robert Kendrick and Jesse Witten closed out the match, defeating Scoville Jenkisn and Alex Domijan, 5-3.

The Buzz dropped to 2-9 on the season.

MXD: Sarah Borwell/Scoville Jenkins (Buzz) def. Kim Clijsters/John McEnroe, 5-3
WD: Kim Clijsters/Abigail Spears (Sportimes) def. Martina Hingis/Sarah Borwell, 5-2
MS: Alex Domijan (Buzz) def. John McEnroe, 5-4
WS: Kim Clijsters (Sportimes) def. Martina Hingis, 5-2
MD: Robert Kendrick/Jesse Witten def. Scoville Jenkins/Alex Domijan, 5-3

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