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Floridians at ITF Super Seniors

October 29, 2009 07:00 PM
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., October 29, 2009 -- The USTA has announced the players who will represent the United States at the 29th ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships hosted by Tennis Seniors Australia. The top American tennis players in age groups from 60-80 for men and 60-75 for women will compete, Nov. 2-7, in Perth, Australia.

The ITF Seniors/Super-Seniors World Team Championships is the most coveted team event on the ITF Seniors circuit. Since its inception in 1981, the number of players competing in this event has increased year by year. In 1993, the ITF divided the Seniors World Championships into two groups -- Seniors (35- to 55-years old) and Super-Seniors (60- to 80-years old for men and 60- to 75-years old for women).

The ITF has received 93 team entries from 21 countries for the 2009 ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships.

Following the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the World Individual Championships will take place November 8-15.

The following players will be representing the United States in Perth:

Von Cramm Cup - Men's 60 & over
1. Brian Cheney, Chandler, AZ
2. Brent Abel, Moraga, CA
3. Armistead Neely, Atlanta, GA
4. Hugh Thomson, Norcross, GA - Captain

Britannia Cup - Men's 65 & over
1. Jimmy Parker, Santa Fe, NM - Captain
2. Dick Johnson, Ballwin, MO
3. Fred Drilling, Bethesda, MD
4. Ken Robinson, Menlo Park, CA

Jack Crawford Cup - Men's 70 & over
1. George Sarantos, Rancho Mirage, CA
2. Fred Farzanegan, Tampa, FL - Captain
3. Robert Quall, Merced, CA
4. Robert  Duesler, Newport Beach, CA

Bitsy Grant Cup - Men's 75 & over
1. King Van Nostrand, Vero Beach, FL
2. John Powless, Madison, WI
3. Neil Hurlbut, Tucson, AZ
4. Richard Doss, Rancho Mirage, CA, - Captain

Gardnar Mulloy Cup - Men's 80 & over
1. Anthony Franco, Briarcliff Manor, NY - Captain
2. Clem Hopp, Sarasota, FL
3. Graydon Nichols, Hanford, CA
4. Richard Emmert, Wilmington, DE

Alice Marble Cup - Women's 60 & over
1. Martha Downing, Shingle Springs, CA
2. Brenda Carter, Charleston, SC
3. Carol Clay, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Captain
4. Kathy Bennett, Irvine, CA

Kitty Godfree Cup - Women's 65 & over
1. Suella Steel, La Jolla, CA
2. Donna Fales, Coral Gables, FL - Captain
3. Lee Delfausse, Waitsfield, VT
4. Cathie Anderson, Del Mar, CA

Althea Gibson Cup - Women's 70 & over
1. Dorothy Matthiessen, Pasadena, CA - Captain
2. Dori deVries, Reno, NV
3. Lyn Tietz, Hinsdale, IL
4. Roz King, San Diego, CA

Queens' Cup - Women's 75 & over
1. Mary Boswell, Mt. Airy, MD
2. Yvonne Van Nostrand, Vero Beach, FL - Captain
3. Margaret Canby, San Antonio, TX
4. Lee Burling, Oswego, NY

 

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