USA Advances to Final in Women’s 60; W50 Finishes 6th; Finals Friday

Draws and results from the each of the cups across the team event are also available at the links below.

Photos can be found here.

The USA Women’s 60s team beat France 2/0 in the three team playoff for the gold. Germany also beat France, so the meeting between the USA and Germany will be for the gold. Susan Wright dropped the first set at #2 singles but rebounded to win 16 62 64 and Fran Chandler at #1 finished off the win with a crisp 62 62 victory. USA defaulted the doubles point.

Shannon Gordon-Carney, Fran Chandler & Susan Wright; Chandler (backhand), Wright (forehand)

The USA Women’s 50s team finished its competition today with a tough 2/1 loss to Italy. Vicki Buholz lost at #2 singles 76 60; Andrea Rice leveled the match with a though 75 64 win; Rice/Buholz fell 76 62 in the deciding doubles.

USA and Italy 50s 5/6 playoff

The Men’s 50s team continues to shine in the 13-20 playoff, blitzing Hungary 3/0 today. Brenan Murphy won 62 62; Curtis Dunn won 62 61 and Kline Sack/Sean Straley won the doubles 64 64. They take on Latvia tomorrow in the 13/14 playoff.

The USA Women’s 55 team plays for 3rd tomorrow; the USA Men’s 55 & 60s teams both had byes today and play for 5th tomorrow.