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World Championship successes

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Individual Event:

Congratulations to Graham Neale who, with partner Gillian Brook, won gold in a tense mixed 60+ final beating the Hungarian number one seeds.

Team event results as follows (with GB placings):

  • Fred Perry Cup M50 - 10th
  • Maria Bueno Cup W50 - 2nd
  • Austria Cup M55 - 9th
  • Maureen Connolly Cup W55 - 7th
  • Von Cramm Cup M60 - 4th
  • Alice Marble Cup W60 - 3rd


Individual Event:

Congratulations to Chris Ornstien & Richard Tutt who won silver medals in the men's 75+ doubles – they had a brilliant tie-break decider win over the American top seeds in the semi-final but lost out to the Bolivian (Saravia) and Spanish (Ramirez) pair in the final, who only lost 10 games during the event. Richard, with partner Frances Maclennan, also won a silver medal in the mixed 75+ event - they had a great win in their semi-final against the top seeds.

Team event results as follows (with GB placings):

  • Britannia Cup M65 - 4th
  • Kitty Godfree Cup W65 - 2nd
  • Jack Crawford Cup M70 - 5th
  • Althea Gibson Cup W70 - 2nd
  • Queens Cup W75 - 3rd
  • Bitsy Grant Cup M75 - 3rd
  • Gardnar Mulloy Cup M80 - 3rd
  • Doris Hart Cup W80 - 5th
  • Angela Mortimer Cup W85 - 2nd
  • Lorne Main Cup M85 - 4th

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