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Jul 16th, 2017 04:44 PM
Re: 1961 results

Added. Thanks Mark.

Jun 18th, 2017 02:17 PM
Re: 1961 results


August 7-15, German Championships, Rothenbaum, Hamburg, Germany (Clay)

Draw of 38

Seeded players

[1] Sandra Reynolds (RSA)
[2] Lesley Turner (AUS)
[3] Yolanda Ramirez (MEX)
[4] Zsuzsa Körmöczy (HUN)
[5] Margaret Hunt (RSA)
[6] Renée Schuurman (RSA)
[7] Margot Dittmeyer
[8] Silvana Lazzarino (ITA)

1R = First round

1R: Lea Pericoli (ITA) d. Helga Niessen 6-0 7-5
1R: Rosie Darmon (MEX) d. Renate Horn 6-4 4-6 6-2
1R: Karin Herich d. Ulla Riise (DEN) 6-0 6-1
1R: Almut Sturm d. Pilar Barril (ESP) 6-2 6-2
1R: Karin Warnke d. Susan Butt (CAN) 6-4 6-1
1R: Renée Schuurman (RSA) [6] d. Brigitte Eigenberger 6-4 6-3

The remaining players had a bye.

2R = Second round

2R: Sandra Reynolds (RSA) [1] d. Bodil Ullrich (DEN) default
2R: Marilen Knobling d. Anne-Marie Seghers (FRA) 6-4 7-5
2R: Katharina Gerigk d. Silvana Lazzarino (ITA) [8] default
2R: Renate Ostermann d. Katarina Frendelius (SWE) 6-2 6-1
2R: Zsuzsa Körmöczy (HUN) [4] d. Françoise Durr (FRA) 6-4 4-6 6-3
2R: Rita Bentley (GB) d. Ines Koschel default
2R: Pericoli (ITA) d. Margaret Hunt (RSA) [5] 6-1 6-1
2R: Herich d. Darmon 6-3 2-6 6-3
2R: Sturm d. Heide Schildknecht 6-4 6-2
2R: Schuurman d. Warnke 6-3 6-0
2R: Brigitte Förstendorf d. Márta Peterdy (HUN) 6-3 7-5
2R: Yolanda Ramirez (MEX) [3] d. Cornelia Scheibner 6-1 6-0
2R: Norma Baylon (ARG) d. Nell Hopman (AUS) 6-2 6-2
2R: Margot Dittmeyer [7] d. Pia Balling (DEN) 6-2 6-2
2R: Carmen Coronado (ESP) d. Marlene Gerson (RSA) 6-2 6-2
2R: Lesley Turner (AUS) [2] d. Lore Diekmann 6-1 7-5

3R = Third round

3R: Reynolds d. Knobling 6-4 6-2
3R: Ostermann d. Gerigk 6-3 6-4
3R: Körmöczy d. Bentley 6-1 8-6
3R: Pericoli d. Herich 4-6 6-3 8-6
3R: Schuurman d. Sturm 6-2 2-6 6-1
3R: Ramirez d. Förstendorf 6-4 6-3
3R: Dittmeyer d. Baylon 6-2 6-0
3R: Turner d. Coronado 6-4 6-4

QF: Reynolds d. Ostermann 6-2 6-1
QF: Körmöczy d. Pericoli 6-3 6-1
QF: Dittmeyer d. Turner 6-2 3-6 6-3
QF: Ramirez d. Schuurman 6-1 6-0

SF: Reynolds d. Körmöczy 6-2 6-3
SF: Ramirez d. Dittmeyer 7-5 6-3

FI: Sandra Reynolds (RSA) d. Yolanda Ramirez (MEX) 5-7 7-5 6-1

Note: Margaret Smith did not enter the women’s singles event.

Women’s doubles

Draw of 19

1R = First round

1R: Pilar Barril (ESP)/Carmen Coronado (ESP) d. Brigitte Eigenberger/Ulla Riise (DEN) 3-6 6-2 6-1
1R: Margot Dittmeyer/Renate Ostermann d. Françoise Durr (FRA)/Márta Peterdy (HUN) 7-5 6-1
1R: Brigitte Förstendorf/Almut Sturm d. Pia Balling (DEN)/Katarina Frendelius (SWE) 6-3 7-5

The remaining pairs had a bye.

2R = Second round

2R: Margaret Smith (AUS)/Lesley Turner (AUS) [1] d. Norma Baylon (ARG)/Anne-Marie Seghers (FRA) 6-2 6-2
2R: Helga Niessen/Lea Pericoli (ITA) d. Cornelia Scheibner/Heide Schildknecht 6-2 6-4
2R: Marlene Gerson (RSA)/Margaret Hunt (AUS) [4] d. Karin Herich/Marilen Knobling 6-4 2-0 retired
2R: Barril/Coronado d. Dittmeyer/Ostermann 4-6 6-3 6-4
2R: Nell Hopman (AUS)/Zsuzsa Körmöczy (HUN) d. Förstendorf/Sturm 6-0 8-6
2R: Rosie Darmon (MEX)/Yolanda Ramirez (MEX) [3] – a bye [?]
2R: Rita Bentley (GB)/Susan Butt (CAN) d. Katharina Gerigk/Renate Horn 6-1 6-2
2R: Sandra Reynolds (RSA)/Renée Schurrman (RSA) [2] d. Lore Diekmann/Karin Warnke 6-2 6-2

QF: Smith/Turner d. Niessen/Pericoli 6-2 6-2
QF: Gerson/Hunt d. Barril/Coronado 6-2 6-2
QF: Darmon/Ramirez d. Hopman/Körmöczy 6-2 6-3
QF: Reynolds/Schuurman d. Bentley/Butt 6-1 6-2

SF: Reynolds/Schuurman d. Darmon/Ramirez 7-5 6-2
SF: Smith/Turner d. Gerson/Hunt 2-6 11-9 6-3

FI: Sandra Reynolds (RSA)/Renée Schuurman (RSA) d. Margaret Smith (AUS)/Lesley Turner (AUS) 7-5 6-4

Mixed doubles

Draw of at least 25

1R = First round

1R: Lesley Turner (AUS)/Fred Stolle (AUS) d. Katarina Frendelius (SWE)/Michio Fujii (JPN) 6-4 6-3
1R: Rosie Darmon (MEX)/Pierre Darmon (FRA) d. Pia Balling (DEN)/Rudy Hernando (USA) 6-3 6-1
1R: Katharina Gerigk/Werner Helmrich d. Susan Butt (CAN)/Julian Coni (GB) 1-6 6-4 6-4
1R: Renée Schuurman (RSA)/ Ladislav Legenstein (AUT) d. Almut Sturm/Harald Elschenbroich 6-0 6-4
1R: Carmen Coronado (ESP)/Wolfgang Stuck d. Renate Horn/Jochen Wentzel 6-3 6-2
1R: Sandra Reynolds (RSA)/Bob Hewitt (AUS) d. Helga Niessen/Karl Baco 6-3 6-1
1R: Lea Pericoli (ITA)/Esteban Reyes (MEX) d. Renate Ostermann/Bodo Nitsche 1-6 6-2 6-2
1R: Margot Dittmeyer/Günther Reimann d. Brigitte Eigenberger/Ichizo Konishi (JPN) 6-2 6-4
1R: Margaret Smith (AUS)/Robert Howe (AUS) d. Márta Peterdy (HUN)/Nikola Pilić (YOU) 7-5 6-3

Note: Some first round results might be missing for the mixed doubles event.

2R = Second round

2R: Turner/Stolle d. Rita Bentley (GB)/Bert Giesecke 7-5 6-3
2R: R. Darmon/P. Darmon d. Norma Baylon (ARG)/Eduardo Soriano (ARG) 6-4 6-3
2R: Yolanda Ramirez (MEX)/Wilhelm Bungert d. Gerigk/Helmrich 6-2 6-3
2R: Schuurman/Legenstein d. Marlene Gerson (RSA)/Mark Otway (NZL) 6-4 6-3
2R: Coronado/Stuck d. Margaret Hunt (RSA)/Julian Myers (RSA) 4-6 6-4 10-8
2R: Reynolds/Hewitt d. Anne-Marie Seghers (FRA)/Sergio Tacchini (ITA) 6-0 6-1
2R: Pericoli/Reyes d. Nell Hopman (AUS)/Warren Woodcock (AUS) [5-7] 6-0 6-4
2R: Smith/Howe d. Dittmeyer/Reimann 6-3 6-2

QF: R. Darmon/P. Darmon d. Turner/Stolle 1-6 8-6 6-2*
QF: Schuurman/Legenstein d. Ramirez/Bungert 6-3 6-3
QF: Reynolds/Hewitt d. Hunt/Mayers 7-5 6-1
QF: Smith/Howe d. Pericoli/Reyes 1-6 8-6 6-2*

* These two results were probably not exactly the same.

SF: R. Darmon/P. Darmon d. Schuurman/Legenstein 6-2 1-6 6-3
SF: Reynolds/Hewitt d. Smith/Howe 8-10 6-4 6-4

FI: Sandra Reynolds (RSA)/Bob Hewitt (RSA) d. Rosie Darmon (MEX)/Pierre Darmon (FRA) 6-3 6-4
Apr 10th, 2017 08:56 PM
Re: 1961 results

Still updated in general good order. Will add a decent summary and World Rankings for the year.
Jul 23rd, 2016 02:45 PM
Re: 1961 results

Added: Japanese Nationals, Corpus Christ Thanksgiving, Casablanca Christmas, Southern Oregon Indoors, Southeast Asian Peninsula Games
Semis at Florida Closed
Early round doubles and mixed at Victorian, Western Australian, US Hard Courts.

That completes what I have from World Tennis for 1961. Next I will go back through and edit, especially the tournaments I did not alter
Jul 16th, 2016 02:25 PM
Re: 1961 results

Added: Earlier round doubles and or mixed at Queensland, New South Wales, Bermuda, Coral Beach, Palace Hotel
Jul 10th, 2016 02:06 PM
Re: 1961 results

Added: Permian Basin, Southern Pro
Earlier round doubles and mixed at French Nationals, Southwestern, South Australia
Mixed at Riverside Press
Jul 4th, 2016 03:01 PM
Re: 1961 results

In September-October,
Added: Davis Memorial, San Joaquin Valley
Finalists and scores at Danish Outdoor
Earlier round doubles and mixed at Maccabiah Games, Morocco, Italian Nationals, Argentine, Australian Hards
Mixed at Baden Baden, Israel Autumn
Jul 3rd, 2016 01:20 PM
Re: 1961 results

September 5-10, International Championships of San Sebastian, Spain (Clay)

FI: Mimi Arnold (US) d. ??
Jul 1st, 2016 09:03 PM
Re: 1961 results

Updated. Thanks Jimbo (and to DavidK for maintaining this year)
Jun 30th, 2016 05:59 PM
Re: 1961 results

Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
Week of August 14-20

ends Aug 17 International Tennis Tournament, Viareggio, Italy (Clay)

FI: Maria Teresa Riedl d. Francesca Gordiginai 6-3 6-2
ends August 17, Viareggio, Italy (Clay)
Venue: Circolo Tennis Viareggio

FI: Maria Teresa Riedl d. Francesca Gordigiani 6-3 6-2 (not Gordiginai as written above)

MX: Francesca Gordigiani/Giorgio Fachini d. ??
Jun 26th, 2016 02:12 PM
Re: 1961 results

Added: Palo Alto, Klamath Falls, Budleigh Salterton
Earlier round doubles and mixed at Pacific Coast, Canadian, Southern Transvaal
Doubles semis at Meridian
Jun 19th, 2016 01:00 PM
Re: 1961 results

In September - Added: Highland, Huntington Valley, North Carolina Closed, Georgia-Carolina Open, Louisiana Closed
Doubles semis at Santa Monica, early round doubles and mixed at Pacific Southwest
May 29th, 2016 01:43 PM
Re: 1961 results

All-Jamaica edited in - thanks for this Jamaican research, Mark

Added end of US August tournaments: New Mexico Closed, South Dakota Open, Oklahoma State, Dillingham, National Public Parks, Washington State
May 28th, 2016 03:38 PM
Re: 1961 results

July 13-27, All-Jamaica Championships, Kingston, Jamaica

FI: Mrs C.S. Johnstone d. Beverley Streadwick 6-2, 2-6, 6-2

DF: Mrs C.S. Johnstone/Beverley Streadwick d. Mrs J. Goodwyn/Babs Praczukowski 6-4, 6-4
May 28th, 2016 01:54 PM
Re: 1961 results

Added: Sandhill, Cavalier, Chattanooga, Crackerland, Mississippi Closed, Tennessee Closed, Georgia Closed, Gulf States, Troy
Early Round doubles at Essex
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