All USA teams won today. The weather changed a lot from cool to quite warm today, in the upper 80s…there were a lot of red-faced players and observers today (particularly from Canada and Great Britain).

The most exciting tie of the day was the Von Cramm Cup. Armistead Neely played #2 singles and rallied from 0-4 down in the first set to force a tiebreaker, which Austria won and Austria went on to win the match. Brian Cheney won at #1 singles, winning the 2nd set in a tiebreaker. Brent Abel and Cheney won the doubles easily, 62 60 to complete a win.

Boots Van Nostrand, captain of the Queens’ Cup was ill, but Margaret Canby made her Cup debut against France and it was a successful won. She won at #2 singles in three sets, and Mary Boswell won at #1 handily in straight sets. Canby and Lee Burling completed a 3-0 win. USA play Germany tomorrow.

The Bitsy Grant, (M75), Jack Crawford (M70) and Britannia Cup (M60) won; the Mulloy Cup was off.

The Alice Marble Cup (60), Kitty Godfree (65) and Althea Gibson (70) cups also were successful, with 3-0 wins.

All for now…hot again tomorrow.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.