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SENIOR TENNIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

Congratulations to all SLTC of GB members who took part and especially those who achieved both team and individual success.


YOUNG SENIOR – Miami USA 20th Oct. – 2nd Nov.

Team

Seb Jackson captained the GB M45 Team that won a bronze medal.

Jo Shepherd captained the GB W45 Team that finished 5th overall.


SENIOR – Estoril/Lisbon Portugal 4th - 17th Aug.
Team
Anne Clark (c), Hazel Lindfield and Patricia Peal playing for the Women’s 60’s team received a bronze medal after finishing third.

Other GB results as follows:

GB Women's 50s – 6th place
GB Men's 60s – 7th place
GB Men's 55s - 11th place
GB Women's 55s - 11th place 
GB Men's 50s - 13th place

Individual

Bruce Young, playing with Russell Howatt, achieved a bronze medal in the Men’s 60s Doubles event, losing in their semi-final to serial winners Glen Busby (Aus) and Mark Vines (USA).  


SUPER SENIOR – Umag Croatia 15th – 28th Sep.
Team
Shirley Fox and Rosemary Wilson received silver medals after GB Women’s 70’s finished runner up to a strong USA in an incredibly tight and tense final. Felicity Thomas and Jenny Waggott received bronze medals with the Women’s 75’s team.

Other GB results as follows:

GB Women's 65s – 6th place
GB Women's 80s – 6th place
GB Men's 65s - 12th place
GB Men's 70s - 11th place 
GB Men's 75s - 9th place
GB Men's 80s – 8th place
GB Men's 85s – 3rd place

Individual

There were some notable successes in the individual event.
Pauline Fisher and Sue Winters were both losing semi-finalists in the Women’s 65’s Doubles event.
Anne Williams with partner Wil Sevenstern (Ned) took the Women’s 85’s Doubles title.
Shirley Fox continued her fine form shown in the team event by winning the Women’s 70’s Doubles title with partner Kerry Ballard (Aus) and just losing out in the Mixed Doubles 70’s event with partner Wlif Jessop. Shirley and Wilf had previously beaten Phyllis Bentham and partner Bruce Barrett in the semi.
Anne Williams and partner Robert Barwick (Aus) lost in the Mixed Doubles 85’s final.
Chris Ornstien with partner Bruce Barrett (USA) lost in the final of the Men’s 70’s Doubles.
Roger Taylor and Norman Church had a great run to the semis before losing to the USA pair in the Men’s 75’s Doubles.

 


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