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Today 11:34 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Shawn Foltz at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75492105-post4371.html


Thank you for all your contributions Rosamund!
Today 01:20 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Diane Farrell at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75492097-post4370.html
Added Ranjani Jayasuriya at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491817-post4369.html
May 25th, 2017 08:23 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

CROWE,HEATHER

Born 12th July 1961 Topsfield, Massachusetts

Married Thomas R. Conner 23rd April 1994 Tarrant, Texas
Educated Indiana University 1980-82.
Active on WTA Tour most of the 1980's but only 2 appearances in Grand Slam singles were the 1982 US Open(reached the 3rd round losing to Zina Garrison) and 1983 US Open. Competed mostly in USTA tournaments.

Highest ranking was 101 in January 1983.

In October 2015, Bob Hewitt was ordered to pay her $1.2 million in a sexual abuse case.

Sources 1989 WTA Media Guide
Google
www.ancestry.co.uk for marriage details

Added-thanks Rosamund.
May 25th, 2017 07:49 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

FOLTZ,SHAWN

Name but no link

Born 21st December 1967, Indianapolis
Married Mr. Emmons

Appeared in the film Spring Fever in 1982
Appeared in singles in 4 Grand Slams in 1984 and 1985.
Highest singles ranking was 55 in April 1985

Had wrist problems in September 1986.
Studied at University of Indiana late 1980's.

Sources 1987 WTA Media Guide
Google

Added-thanks Rosamund.
May 25th, 2017 06:46 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

FARRELL,DIANE

Name but no link

Add Born 5th November 1961
In playing days referred to as living in Binghamton, New York
Educated University of San Diego 1980-83.

Only Grand Slam singles was qualifying for Wimbledon 1986.

Sources www.ancestry.co.uk and Eurosport for date of birth

Added-thanks Rosamund.
May 24th, 2017 02:46 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

The Island

Added
May 24th, 2017 12:32 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Sara Errani at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491745-post4367.html
Added Cristobel Fonseka at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491777-post4368.html

Updated Clodagh Wright at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491289-post4356.html (thanks Jimbo!)
May 23rd, 2017 05:16 AM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

The profile manager of her entry on WikiTree has made further research on Geneanet.com and has found that Clodagh Keun was only married once and her birth surname was Wright. Her father was Louis Alexander Wright. She was born in Sri Lanka and married Frederick Keun there in 16 September 1933. They had 2 children, Anne Caroline Keun and Jeremy Peter Keun. Her daughter married Georges Boyce.

So her correct info are:

CLODAGH ANNYS SHELTON WRIGHT
Ceylon
Born 16 October 1909
Died June 1999
Married Frederick Herbert Keun (17 August 1907-1982), 16 September 1933

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Wright-25229

Updated-thanks Jimbo. Glad t hear you are well.
May 22nd, 2017 09:56 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jimbo109 View Post
New entry

CLODAGH ANNYS SHELTON
Ceylon
Born 1909
Married (1) Wright, by 1932
Married (2) Frederick Herbert Keun (b 1907), by 1955

Winner: Ceylon Championships 1932 '33
RU: Ceylon Championships 1955

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Wright-22798
https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2016/...ays-1915-1990/

Added-thanks Jimbo. How are you doing my friend? Please double check to see if my entry looks ok.
Hi Rollo! I am fine, I have nothing special to narrate.

About this tennis player, after your entry I am no more sure that Clodagh was twice married.
http://www.tennisforum.com/75491289-post4356.html

At first we knew that a Mrs C. Wright won the Ceylon Championships in 1932 and ‘33,
The Island - Home
and that a Mrs F. Keun was runner-up in that tournament in 1955
http://www.tennisforum.com/19142820-post11.html

Then I have found that Clodagh was the name of that Wright
https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2016/...ays-1915-1990/

Googling Clodagh Wright Ceylon I had found a page on WikiTree (now changed) where there was Frederick Keun as her husband, so the Clodagh Keun runner-up in 1955 was the same Clodagh Wright that won previously.

But sometimes it happened that old newspapers write Mrs instead of Miss and vice versa, so is possible that Miss (not Mrs) Clodagh Wright won in 1932 ‘33 being Wright her maiden name.

Today I have written to the profile manager of her entry on WikiTree, that has confirmed that Shelton was not her maiden name (as at first I thought).

Therefore I have now doubt about her possible marriage with a Mr Wright.
May 22nd, 2017 12:57 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Ashleigh Barty at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491481-post4361.html
Added Sandra Birch at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263946-post4280.html
Added Mrs D. E. Kelly at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491161-post4346.html

Updated Nedra Obersekera at: http://www.tennisforum.com/29155177-post2577.html
May 22nd, 2017 09:13 AM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added-thanks Rosamund (imagine if every former pro had a site like Barbi!)
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Re your comment on Barbi's website it would be fantastic. For researching former players it was easier in the days i.e the 1980's and early 90's when the WTA media guide included players outside the top 100. Nowadays with a combined media guide with the ATP anybody outside the top 100 is not likely to be included.
May 22nd, 2017 01:03 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Laura Bernstein at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491489-post4362.html
Added Barbie Bramblett at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491705-post4363.html
Added Mrs A. F. Broun at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491721-post4365.html
Added Miss R. Elliot at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491737-post4366.html
Added Miss I. Watson at: http://www.tennisforum.com/75491713-post4364.html
May 21st, 2017 07:13 PM
LKK
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Please combine in the post No. 1619:
http://www.tennisforum.com/25512370-post1619.html
http://www.tennisforum.com/75491161-post4346.html

Done. Thanks for keeping all of this straight LKK
May 20th, 2017 09:43 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BIRCH,SANDRA
USA
Born 3rd September 1969 Bolton, England but was an American player and has lived in New York state.

Married Denis Z Krusos
Educated Stanford University and was NCAA singles champion in 1989 and 1991.
Runner up in US Open junior singles in 1987 to Natasha Zvereva.

Grand slam singles consisted of the 1989 US Open where she lost to Conchita Martinez and 1991 where she lost to Manuela Maleeva.

Highest ranking was 187 in September -October 1989.

In later years has been playing platform tennis.

Source 1990 WTA Media Guide
Google

Added-thanks Rosamund
May 20th, 2017 09:03 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BRAMBLETT,BARBIE
Full name Barbara Christine Bramblett

Born 14th September 1964 Jacksonville, Florida

Married Jesus Mayor 8th March 2005 Harris Texas. This was a short marriage as they were divorced 11th September 2005.

Educated at Duchesne Academy and University of Houston.

Orange Bowl 16- Winner 1980.
Tennis career was from 1982-85 where she played singles in 7 Grand Slams without winning a match. Highest ranking was 60 in 1983.

Most famous tennis match was in a qualifying match at the 1983 US Open against Ann Hulbert where she lost the 1st set 0-6 and was 0-5, 0-40 in the 2nd set and went onto win the match saving 18 match points.

On retirement from playing tennis she has been very versatile being a tennis instructor in Houston, painter, author and website designer.

Her website index.html is very detailed about her activities.
Other sources1985-86 media guide
Marriage from www.ancestry.co.uk

Added-thanks Rosamund (imagine if every former pro had a site like Barbi!)
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