USA Advances in Eight of Nine Cups Sunday in Umag

Writing from the Munich Airport, Munich, Germany

The USA was seeded #1 in eight of the nine cups in Umag. The Jack Crawford Cup team, Men’s 70s, was not only not seeded #1, it wasn’t seeded at all, and lost to #4 Denmark 3/0 today. Brent Abel, playing #1 for the men’s 70s team (and captain) is shown below.

All women’s teams and the men’s 65, 75, 80 and 85 teams all advanced without the loss of a set, though the women’s 70s team had a scare at #2 singles before Molly Hahn won in three sets and Carol Wood/Burnett Herrick also split sets in the women’s 80s before winning the match tiebreak (used only in the 80s and 85s divisions) 10-5.

The men’s 65 won 3/0 over NZL.

Please click on the following links below to view the draws and order of play for the 2018 ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships.

Kitty Godfree Cup (W65)

Althea Gibson Cup (W70)

Queens Cup (W75)

Doris Hart Cup (W80)

Britannia Cup (M65)

Jack Crawford Cup (M70)

Bitsy Grant Cup (M75)

Gardnar Mulloy Cup (M80)

Men’s 85 Cup (M85)

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