World Championships, Wed Dec 5

Women’s 70s: The All American Semifinals are set. Unseeded, Roz King edged her Gibson Cup teammate Burnette Herrick in three sets, dropping the first before rallying to win the 2nd 8-6 in the tiebreaker and the third 6-3. Carol Wood, also unseeded, showed her grass court pedigree in beating last year’s champions, Jacquiline LeCaillon of France 63 62. She faces the 2nd seed, Dori deVries in one semi, while Roz plays Dorothy Matthiessen in the other.

 

Women’s 60s: Brenda Carter, the lone American player entered, gained a rematch with Carol Campling of Australia when she beat Sue Hill of GBR today in straight sets. She fell to Campling last week in 3 sets.

 

Women’s 65s: Heide Orth took out American Cathie Anderson today and Suella Steel was upset by Jackie Booth of Gr Britain in 3 sets. Char Hillebrand is into the semis and faces Orth.

 

Women’s 75s: Mary Boswell is still in the running, reaching the semis today, but Louise Russ lost in 3 long sets today. They start the doubles tomorrow.

 

Women’s 80s: Rita Price took out her doubles partner, Jutta Appel today 61 60 to reach the final.

 

Men’s 60s: Brian Cheney and Michael Beautyman are into the quarters, but Jimmy Parker and Hugh Thomson both lost in the round of 16 today.

 

Men’s 65s: Fred Drilling is the sole American into the quarters after Rudy Hernando was eliminated today.

 

Men’s 70s: The Crawford Cup team is into the quarters, with Gordon Davis, Herm Ahlers and Bob Duesler all victoious today.

 

Men’s 75s: Thomas Springer, unseeded, reached the semis today, upsetting Ken Sinclair of Canada. Chuck DeVoe fell in the quarters today.

 

Men’s 80s: Bill Tully lost today but Graydon Nichols and Tony Franco easily moved into the semis. Nichols faces Ward Hillier of Australia, the person who beat him last year in Turkey (and the fellow who took Franco to 75 in the third on Saturday in the Cup final.)

 

Men’s 85s: Bob Sherman lost today.

 

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