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  • USA Advances to Medal Rounds in Five of Six Cups on Halloween

     

    The USA advanced to the medal rounds in all of the Men’s Cups and in the Women’s 50 & 60 Divisions.

    Action photos courtesy of Fred/Susan Mullane, cameraworkusa.com.

    The Maria Bueno Cup team, W50s trounced Ireland 3/0. Their draw is below. They have a bye and play again on Thursday.

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    The Connolly Cup team, Women’s 55, fell 2/1 to Germany. Vicki Buholz lost 76 64 and Tracy Houk fell 64 in the third at #1 singles. Buholz/Judy Newman swept the doubles point (Tracey Thompson was sick.).

     

    Connoly Cup DrawOct 31, 2017; Miami FL, USA; Maureen Connolly Cup (W55) - Tracy Houk (USA)Oct 31, 2017; Miami FL, USA; Maureen Connolly Cup (W55) - Tracy Houk (USA)

    The dominating form of the Alice Marble Cup team (W60) continued against South Africa, where Diane Barker at #1 singles has yet to drop a game. Susan Wright lost a game at #2 singles and Pat Purcell and Leslie Murveit won the doubles point convincingly. They are out to the semis where they will face Germany next.

    IMG_9793Oct 31, 2017; Miami FL, USA; Alice Marble Cup (W60) - Patricia Purcell (USA)Oct 31, 2017; Miami FL, USA; Alice Marble Cup (W60) - Patricia Purcell (USA)

     

    The men’s Fred Perry Cup team, M50, beat Finland 3/0 and didn’t drop a set. They play Sweden in the quarterfinals tomorrow.

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    The men’s 55, Austria Cup (seeded #3) also advanced, beating their northern neighbors, Canada convincingly. They take on #6 seeded Great Britain tomorrow.

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    The Men’s 60 Von Cramm Cup team, after losing on Monday to Mexico, beat Brazil 3/0 with the loss of only one set. Mexico lost to Brazil 2/1 so the USA advanced by virtue of having won a higher percentage of sets in the round robin. In the quarterfinals they will play #5 seeded Great Britain.

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    Draws and results can be found here: https://seniortennisblog.com/2017/06/14/2017-usa-senior-cup-players-results-miami/