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Today 02:25 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Lizzie Branfoot (nee Kendal) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264082-post4293.html
Added Lilian Davenport at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264066-post4292.html
Added Isabella de Gersdorff (Lawrence) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264058-post4291.html
Added Elsie Holtby at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264090-post4294.html
Added Angeliki Kanellopolulou at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263986-post4284.html
Added Olive Pawson at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264010-post4286.html
Added Isabelle Thompson (nee Farrington) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264002-post4285.html [Reminder to search for DOB and DOB]
Added Margaret Upton at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264050-post4290.html
Added Stella Van Collar at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264018-post4287.html (try to find maiden name-use S African top ten rankings)
Added Mary Woodford at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264042-post4289.html
Added Ethel Wyatt at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74264034-post4288.html

Updated Helen Collingwood (nee Kerr) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263938-post4279.html
Updated Winifred Kelly at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25450634-post1035.html
Updated Billie Woodgate at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25568442-post2204.html


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All caught up with submitted entries: Other tasks:

Finish off Cross

need to add Tessa Price. Emiko Okagawa, Karen Schimper, Surina Debeer

Need to reeval Anna Ivanovic-now retired.
Need to add/reeval Nadia Petrova-noe retired.

Need to Add/update Mark's additions, namely

Bertha Holder
Nora Durlacher
Alice Pickering Simpson

2017 WTA computer project: #1
Need to add in my 2016 WTA rankings (Jan-Feb project)
Today 01:42 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
Added Helen Collingwood, nee Kerr: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263938-post4279.html
Born 2 November 1885
Died 9 August 1948


Updated-thanks Jimbo
Today 01:28 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Name but no link

ANGELIKI KANELLOPOULOU
Greece
Born 18.12.1965 in Athens
Married Konstantinos Sakkari, by 1994

She is the mother of Maria Sakkari.

Added-thanks Jimbo. I had no idea about this connection. It is fun.
Today 01:17 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by ROSAMUND View Post
MAIDEN NAME OF BERTHA THOMPSON

Hi Jimbo

Bertha Thompson's maiden name was JOST. Managed to find on www.ancestry.co.uk from husband Al L Thompson.
Thanks Rosamund!! I was a fan of Jimmy Connors (I have named myself after his nickname and his 109 tournaments win...), so you can imagine how I longed to know the maiden name of his grand-mother

Happy for you Jimbo. It is nice to see good teamwork. I was NOT a fan of Jimmy Connors in my youth. I was a huge Borg fan. The funny thing was I kinda looked like, played like, and even an passionate on court like Jimbo was!
Yesterday 11:47 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Helen Ingraham (nee Nash) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263978-post4283.html

Updated Doreen Cole at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25283194-post418.html (added date of death and exact date of marriage]
Updated Ora Mae Washington at: http://www.tennisforum.com/33295801-post2681.html (Added an excellent source)
Updated Georgie Woodgate at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25568458-post2205.html (added date of death and other infor from Rosamund)
Jan 17th, 2017 07:44 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Anna Caulkins (nee Prosser) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263962-post4282.html
Added Nadia Petrova at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263946-post4280.html (will complete her bio late tonight while watching Aussie Open)
Added Sona Pool (real name Sandra) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263954-post4281.html

Updated Sonia Cox at: http://www.tennisforum.com/29824257-post2618.html (Rosamund now has exact date of birth)
Updated Val Forbes (nee Koortzen) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25451250-post1071.html
Updating Winifred Kelly at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25450634-post1035.html
Jan 16th, 2017 11:01 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

ok-some catching up to do. Need to edit in pages 282 and 283

Finish off Cross

need to add Tessa Price. Emiko Okagawa, Karen Schimper, Surina Debeer

Need to reeval Anna Ivanovic-now retired.
Need to add/reeval Nadia Petrova-noe retired.

Need to Add/update Mark's additions, namely

Bertha Holder
Nora Durlacher
Alice Pickering Simpson

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Added Germaine Cochet, nee Desthieux at: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263930-post4278.html
Added Helen Collingwood, nee Kerr: http://www.tennisforum.com/74263938-post4279.html

Updated Carmen Christlieb at: http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-...l#post25282922 (please cross list as Mrs Carmen Fernandez. Hats off to Rosamund for good detective work.)
Updated Anne Goldsworthy at: http://www.tennisforum.com/73432545-post4182.html (Rosamund found marriage)
Updated Bertha Thompson, nee Jost at: http://www.tennisforum.com/34271009-post2732.html (nice teamwork Jimbo and Rosamund!)
Jan 15th, 2017 08:23 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

MAIDEN NAME OF BERTHA THOMPSON

Hi Jimbo

Bertha Thompson's maiden name was JOST. Managed to find on www.ancestry.co.uk from husband Al L Thompson.

Updated-thanks Jimbo
Jan 15th, 2017 07:58 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

RE HERNANDEZ,CARMEN

Isn't this a mistake. Please see

www.tennisforum.com/25282922-post393.html

I think it should be Carmen Fernandez ?

As a check the USTA Yearbook 1949, has her as Mrs Carmen C. Fernandez in the 1948 US Womens singles results .

A mistake for certes Rosamund. I thank you for catching it.

A mistake for certes Rosamund, I thank you for catching it.
Jan 15th, 2017 03:39 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Update
http://www.tennisforum.com/34271009-post2733.html

If anyone has an Ancestry account could find the maiden name of Bertha Thompson, grandmother of Jimmy Connors.
She is the first in this list:
Bertha Thompson - Ancestry.com

Updated-thanks Jimbo
Jan 15th, 2017 04:43 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

HERNANDEZ, CARMEN (nee Carmen ????)
Mexico
Married to Raul Hernandez by 1948

Raul was also a tennis player, and as husband and wife they played mixed doubles at the 1948 US Nationals. Carmen also entered the singles as the #6 foreign seed, but was beaten easily by Betty Rosenquest 6-0 6-1 in the opening round. The grass surface would no doubt have been very foreign to her.
An error on my part (It is Fernandez). Thanks to Rosamund for catching it.
Jan 15th, 2017 03:55 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

FARRINGTON, ISABELLE (nee Isabelle Thompson)
United States
Married Harold Farrington (1895-1964) 28 October 1944, she was his 2nd wife.

Entered the 1948 US Mixed. Active as late as 1953

from Danbury, Connecticut.

About the College | Sacred Heart University Connecticut

Added
Jan 14th, 2017 12:37 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Pawson, Olive Bernice
United Kingdom
Born in 1896 in Moor Allerton, Leeds
Died in 1987 in York

Married Dr John Thomas Woodhead on 15 February 1926 in Saint John's Church, Roundhay

Active circa 1925-27. Runner-up in the women's singles event in Chapel Allerton in 1926.

From 'The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer', 16 February 1928: "The marriage of Miss Olive Bernice Pawson, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas Pawson of 'Overdale', The Drive, Roundhay, and the late Mrs Pawson, and Dr [John Thomas] Woodhead, second son of Mr J.K. Woodhead and the late Mrs Woodhead, took place yesterday at Saint John's Church, Roundhay, the Vicar (Reverend T.N. Pearson) officiating. Mr Kenneth Gross was the best man.

"The bride wore a parchment ring velvet trimmed with needle-run gold lace, and a Carrickmacross lace veil. The bridesmaids, Miss D. Kathleen Pawson, sister of the bride, and Miss English, of Pocklington, had dresses of frilled coffee-coloured net over ****** brown taffeta, and picture hats to match. After a reception the bride and bridegroom left for Paris."
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Added-thanks Mark.
Jan 14th, 2017 12:08 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Wyatt, Ethel
Australia
Born circa 1875
Died

Married?

Active circa 1895-1910. Ethel Wyatt enjoyed most of her success in the women's doubles event at the South Australian Championships in Adelaide, in particular with Lillian Payne.
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Added-thanks Mark
Jan 14th, 2017 12:07 PM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Woodford, Mary Lillian
USA
Born 9 August 1892 in California
Died 29 November 1981 in Los Angeles

Married Howard Smith

Active circa 1910-14. Mary Woodford was runner-up in the women's singles event at the Ojai Valley tournament in 1913.
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Added-thanks Mark
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