Re: 1962 results
Comings and Goings
Helen Day Harris, on May25th, in the Bronx, New York City, NY. Harris was aged 101. She was born in St. Louis on December 10, 1960. Her father was a Confederate major in the Civil War. Helen was wed to Alan Hale Harris, secretary-Treasuer of the Southern Cotton and Oil Company. She is survived by daughter Helen M. Harris, and sons Alan Hale and Edward D Harris. An early pioneer of the game in the US, was the US National RU in 1889 and 1892. Before her marriage Helen was a school teacher in New Jersey at Bergen Point.
Christine Truman, to dental Surgeon Neil Kerr. They planned to wed in October. (This engagement was later broken).
Mara Bondioli, of Italy, in San Remo, circa March. Her new husband is Michele Pirro
Florence "Flo" de la Courtie, to French pro Michel Billet. They were wed shortly before Wimbledon. Flo plans to retire and turn pro herself.
Ann Haydon, 1961 French champion, to "Pip" Jones in the fall.
Janet Hopps, US ranked #6 as recently as 1960, to William Charles Adkisson of Tacoma in May.
Yola Ramirez, in late 1962, to fellow Mexican player Alfonso Ochoa.
Susan Butt, Canadian #1 in 1959-1960, announces her retirement on January 8. Susan is 23.She plans to study Clinical Psychology.
Mary Reitano turns professional after the Aussie season, efectively ending her amateur career. Her husband says the constant wrangling with tournaments hastened her decision. "Overseas she was treated like a junior."
Note: missing pages 65-66 of May 1962 issue of WT.
Last edited by Rollo; Jul 12th, 2012 at 05:11 PM.