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Schroeder finds a way to four-peat
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Times photo: Mark Nesbitt Al Schroeder defeated Lauri Juonela, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 to win his fourth straight Monroe City Class A mens singles tennis tournament on Sunday.
MONROE - When one of the strings on Al Schroeder's tennis racquet broke in the decisive third set of the Monroe City Class A men's singles tournament, he wasn't in uncharted territory.It wasn't the first time Schroeder has hit the ball with a lot of top spin. He went to his car at Recreation Park on Sunday and he came back with another racquet. Schroeder survived a challenge from Lauri Juonela and defeated him in three sets, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, to win his fourth straight singles title and fifth overall at the Monroe Parks and Recreation Department's 38th annual city singles tournament.

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