Wright Wins First World Title

Susan Wright combined with Catherine Suire of France to win the ITF Women’s 45 doubles title in Durban on April 29th. They beat the #2 seeds from Australia, Ros Balodis and Leanne Swaysland 62 61 to win the title. Wright also reached the semis of the singles, falling to Suire.
Val Wilder beat Danie Visser to win the men’s 45 title, and combined with Mike Fedderly to win the men’s 45 doubles title as well. Fedderly fell to Visser in the semis, and Egan Adams lost in 3 sets in the semis to Wilder.
Wendel Pierce took out 2 seeds to reach the 50 quarters before falling to Trevor Allan in that round. Allan finished 2nd.  Sal Castillo also reached the quarters.
Martin Barba reached the 40 men’s semis.
Sherri Bronson reached the women’s 50 singles final where she lost to Brazilian Patricia Medrado. Medrado lost 4 games in the entire tournament (4 matches).

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