The USA teams won their round robin groups in eight of the ten cups contested here.
The Men’s 35s, the Italia Cup team, seeded 7th, fell to France, seeded 2nd, 3/0. They now playoff for sixth place. They play #4 seeded Argentina on Friday.
The Women’s 45s, the Margaret Court Cup team, seeded 1st, were upset by unseeded Ireland, 2/1. They play tomorrow against #4 seeded Great Britain on Court 6 at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. Ireland had a very strong #1 player, Leslie O’Halloran, who beat Shelly Works 62 62. Shelly had a tough time reading the powerful lefty’s serve. Mariana Hollman won at #2 singles against Phillipa Palmer (from Houston!) and Mariana and Judy Newman fell in the doubles, losing 61 76 (5).
The Women’s 35s, Lenglen Cup, beat Turkey 3/0, not even giving the Turks a game in three matches, and play France, the top seeds, on center court at La Costa on Thursday.
The Men’s 40s beat Canada 3/0 today. They play Spain on Friday at Barnes Tennis Center.
The women’s 40s beat Mexico 3/0 and go now into a round robin group with France and Spain. They play the loser of that match on Friday at Barnes Tennis Center.
The men’s 45s beat Australia 3/0 and play Spain tomorrow on Court 4 at Morgan Run, in the quarterfinals.
The women’s 50s beat Estonia 3/0, dropping only 2 games and now play the winner of Italy and Great Britain on Friday at San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club.
The men’s 50s beat New Zealand, and have a bye tomorrow. On Friday they play the winner of Italy and Sweden at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.
The women’s 55 beat Canada 3/0 and play So Africa, an upset winner over Australia, tomorrow on Court 7 at Balboa Tennis Club.
The men’s 55 beat So Africa today 3/0 and play the winner of Spain and Great Britain on Friday at Balboa Tennis Club.