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re: 1949 results

Week of January 10-16

January 10-16 Florida West Coast Championships St Petersburg, FL, US (Clay)

1R Helen Pedersen Rihbany d Joan Miller 6-0 6-1
1R Virginia Lee Boyer d Helen Marcum ???

QF Rihbany d Doris Jensen 6-2 6-1
QF Jean Clarke d Marnie Norris 6-1 5-7 6-4
QF Boyer d Ewing McAllister 6-4 6-2
QF Nancy Morrison d Maggie Beeland 6-1 6-3

SF Rihbany d Clarke 6-2 6-4
SF Morrison d Boyer 6-3 6-3

FI Nancy Morrison d Helen Rihbany [1] 6-4 6-1

DF: Jean Clarke/Nancy Morrison d Virginia Lee Boyer/Helen Rihbany 6-3 6-2


ends January 16 *French Indoors Paris, France (Indoors)

MX: Nelly Landry/Budge Patty (US) d Jacqueline Patorni/Jean Lesureur 6-3 3-6 6-2

*The NYT calls this the French Indoors, but note the Covered Court Chmps of France event in late February. American Frank Parker in men's singles. the NYT makes no mention of women except for the mixed final.


January 8-15 New Zealand Championships Wellington, New Zealand (Grass)

FI: Jessie McVay d. Kerr 6-2 6-3


January 15 Perth Exhibition, Perth, Australia (Grass)

Doris Hart d Joyce Fitch 9-7 6-4
Doris Hart/George Worthington d Joyce Fitch/Frank Sedgman 6-4 7-9 6-4

Fitch led 30 and 53 in the first set and 20 and 43 in the second but did not have the same repertoire of strokes as the American.

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