In singles though Diane Kakareka won her 45 consolation singles match against Kathy Vick (match time exceeded 3 hours and went to 75 in the third), she was nonetheless "vick-tomized) by Vick, as she was unable to play the next day and Vick/Fran Chandler beat Diane in the consolation doubles semis too. Chandler/Vick beat Tracey Thompson/Jane Robertson in the fic final to place 5th. Carolyn Nichols placed in singles, beating Judy Newman Rakela (who took out Kim Lackey and Mary Johnson), 75 62 in the consolation semis.
That’s a wrap from Chamisal. Next blogs will be from Turkey starting around Oct 6th.