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Today 12:23 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Need to work on http://www.tennisforum.com/25515186-post1917.html

And her probable sister Miss E. R. Tapscott
related to Lionel Tapsscott?

Got her

https://hayesgreene.wordpress.com/20...pscott-family/
Jun 21st, 2017 07:24 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Dawn Buth at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066745-post4386.html
Added Kathleen Cummings at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066753-post4387.html
Added Tiffany Dabek at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066761-post4388.html
Jun 21st, 2017 02:33 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Add bio for Paszek

http://www.tennisforum.com/12-genera...mpetition.html
Jun 20th, 2017 04:11 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Allison Baker at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066681-post4384.html
Added Bea Bielik at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066729-post4385.html
Added Melissa Middleton at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066673-post4383.html
Jun 20th, 2017 03:58 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Shannan McCarthy at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066665-post4382.html

Fixed Jill Blackman at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25177041-post204.html corrected middle name)



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All women from following slams are in the Encyclopedia:

Australian--------- 1946-1950
French------------ 1887-1889, 1924, 1926, and 1946-1949
Wimbledon---------1884-1890 and 1946
US Open---------- 1890-1891 and 1896

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Last 8's:


The "last 8's" are quarterfinals or better in singles and finals in doubles or mixed doubles at the 4 Grand Slam events.

The last 8's for the following years are complete:

1946
1977
2016

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Need to work on:

Last8 for 2017 French Open to make 2017 complete.

Update/add Mlle Prevost, Raymonde Jones, Kathy Harter and her sex toy, Justine Henin, Peggy Scriven.
Mine Tennis - Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté

ITA Inductees (2012 and 2014 done)-2016 inductees announced.

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For the A to Z Encyclopdia please go to: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players
Jun 11th, 2017 09:01 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

DABEK, TIFFANY

Born 14th March 1980 Los Angeles.

Married Christopher Davis.

Qualified for 2005 US Open singles beating amongst others in qualifying Tsvetana Pironkova.
Played on USTA circuit 1998 to 2006.


Studied at Keiser University.
Former tennis pro at Riverstrand, Golf and Country Club.

Sources www.ancestry.co.uk
Tiffany Dabek
Manatee County Tax Collector for husbands name

Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 11th, 2017 08:34 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

CUMMINGS,KATHLEEN

Born September 5th, 1961 Catonsville, Maryland, USA.
Educated University of Colorado and University of Texas.

Played on WTA tour between June 1980 and June 1987.
Played in 8 Grand Slam singles betewwn 1981 and 1985. Reached 3rd round of 1983 USA Championships losing to Hana Mandlikova.
Latterly became a nurse and as at June 2017 is a RN at Bon Secours MRRC , Richmond, Virginia.

Sources 1986 WTA Media guide.
Linkedin.
The Grand Slam recordbook Vol2

Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 11th, 2017 08:09 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BUTH,DAWN

Born 29th May 1976, Wichita, Kansas.

Married Steven Spirak 15th April 2000.

Educated University of Florida.

Played in 3 Grand Slams in 2000 and 2001.
Played on WTA Tour between 1998 and 2001.

Head of Tennis at GWU 2004-2013.
Associate Director for Leadership Development at NCCA from 2014 onwards

Sources WTA Media Guide 2001
Wikipedia

Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 11th, 2017 07:41 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BIELIK, BEA(BEATRIX)

Born 28th November 1980, Budapest , Hungary.

Parents emigrated to USA and has lived in New York.
Educated Wake Forest University.

Played in 3 Grand Slams in 2002 and 2003. Best performance was 3rd round of 2002 US Open losing to Justine Henin.

Latterly Director of Tennis at Sportime, Long Island.

Sources
Wikipedia
Google

Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 11th, 2017 07:13 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BAKER,ALLY(ALLISON)

Born 10th April 1986, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Educated University of North Carolina.

Only Grand Slam was 2002 US Championships where she lost in singles to Elena Likhotseva in a final set tie-break and in doubles partnering Bethane Mattek-Sands in a 1st round loss.

Left foot injury in January 2004 caused end of career, later suing Adidas over the issue.

Graduated in accountancy and from August 2010 to date(June 2017) works as an audit manager for PWC Nashville Tennessee.

Sources Linkedin entry
Google
The Grand Slam Book Vol2.


Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 10th, 2017 09:59 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

MIDDLETON,MELISSA

Born 6th June 1982, Houston ,Texas.

A junior champion, her only Grand slam singles was the 1999 US Championships.

Gave up pro tennis for law school.

Source ITF website
Article in the Virginian Pilot 15th July 2007 entitled "Junior tennis titles do not serve as a predictor of pro success"

Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 10th, 2017 09:34 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

MCCARTHY,SHANNAN

Born 19th May 1970, Athens Georgia.

Educated University of Georgia.

Married Michael Gaudette 1998. Has 4 children including triplets.

Mainly active on futures tour late 1980's and early 1990's. Highest ranking was 153 in November 1992.
Only Grand Slam singles was 1992 US Open.

In 2010 was working at the Tennis Academy of the South, Atlanta, Georgia.
Sources 1994 WTA Tour Media Guide.
georgiadogs website


Added-thanks Rosamund
Jun 9th, 2017 08:33 PM
Vinkje83
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

** Jill Blackman **

at:
http://www.tennisforum.com/25177041-post204.html

Presumably 'Allioson' is a typo for 'Allison'.
Or else 'Alison' as in this post:
http://www.tennisforum.com/76178234-post4321.html


Fixed. Thanks Vinkje-eagle eyes like yours are important and appreciated.
Jun 9th, 2017 04:04 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Christian Carol at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066649-post4380.html
Added Caryn Copeland at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066657-post4381.html
Added Jennifer Goodling at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066633-post4379.html
Added Mirjana Lucic at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066625-post4378.html
Jun 6th, 2017 01:48 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Jamie Golder at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066609-post4376.html
Added Abigial Spears at: http://www.tennisforum.com/76066617-post4377.html
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