Gold Slam Award
There were six women who were honored at the USTA Awards Breakfast at the Semi-Annual meeting for winning Gold Slams in 2006. They were: Michelle King and Julie Cass, 35 Doubles; Charleen Hillebrand and Suella Steel, 65 Doubles; Dorothy Matthiessen, 70 Singles AND Doubles; and Dodo Cheney, 85 Doubles. A Gold Slam is winning the hard, clay, grass and indoors in the same age division in a calendar year. In addition to receiving a framed certificate and a glass award, the players are flown to NY, stay two nights at the Grand Hyatt in NY and are invited to the President’s Suite for one session at the US Open.