Six Players Win Slams in Folsom

The six players pictured below completed “golden” slams in doubles in 2006 at the hard courts in Folsom. Julie Cass and Michelle King won all four 35 doubles titles this year. Julie fell 2 matches shy of a golden slam in singles as well. Manola Coulter successfully defended her singles title in Folsom, beating Jennifer Dawson in 3 sets in the final. Kathy Bennett won the 55 doubles slam with 4 different partners. She won Folsom with Kathy Barnes. It was Barnes’ first doubles gold ball. Ching Ling Chang won the singles title. Suella Steel and Charleen Hillebrand won the 65s slam and Charleen also won her 3rd singles gold ball in the 65s, beating Steel in the final. Her only loss was to Steel in the final of the clay courts. Susan Wright won the 45 hard court title for the first time and also won the doubles with Tracy Thompson. Suzanne Ryerson took the 75 singles title and Angie Ray/Jeannette Weiland won the 75 doubles. For all results, click here.

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