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Today 08:56 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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LESTER,ELIZABETH

Born 3rd December 1933 Los Angeles California

Married William D. Roberti 17th December 1961 Santa Barbara

Played singles at US Championships 1956 and 1957 reaching 2nd round losing to champion Althea Gibson.

Educated Santa Barbara High School and UCLA graduating in Zoology.

Sources Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
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Today 06:10 AM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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JACKSON,HEDY Mrs.

Nee Rutzebeck

Born 1944 or 1945

(Aged 16 at 10th August 1961 per Montreal Gazette)

Played singles 1967 US Championships

At February 2004 head tennis coach at Catlin Gabel Portland, also teaching Health and PE.

Sources 1991 Tennis Canada Yearbook
Catlin Gabel School: Press Release Detail
She is Canadian, from Vancouver, and married by 1965.
Yesterday 10:32 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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MAROSHICK,SHEILA
Born 1933 New York
(6 in 1940 according to US Census)
(82 as at 22nd November 2015)

Played singles at US Championships 1960,61,62 and 1963 winning 2 matches.

More famous as handball player(1949-1964) and inducted into Handball Hall of Fame 22nd November 2015.

Described as retired school teacher.

Sources Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
google Sheila Maroshick
Yesterday 10:05 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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SCARPONE,ELAINE

Born c. 1932/33 Pennsylvania
(aged 7 in 1940)
Family came from Italy.

Played singles 1963 US Championships

Educated Tredyffin-Easttown HS Berwyn Pennsylvania

Source Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
Yesterday 09:47 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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COUMBE,BETTY

Born Elizabeth Gardner Coumbe 30th August 1926

Played singles in 9 US Championships between 1947 and 1959, winning only 1 match in 1947.

Educated College of William and Mary Williamsburg Va.
Most recently living in Naples Florida.

Sources Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
Persons born on 30 August 1926
Yesterday 08:10 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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TACON,JOY

Born 2nd June 1961 Hartismere England

Played singles at Wimbledon 1985 and 1986.

Graduate of Wycombe Abbey School and the University of Texas.

Professional tennis player from 1984 to 1989.Later played seniors tennis.

Most recently managing director of a private UK investment property company and a consultant for Applied Media.


Married Alexander R. Medd July 1999 Chiltern Bucks.

Sources Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
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Yesterday 07:57 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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SIMPKIN,ANNE

Born 2nd April 1969 Leicester England

Married Nicholas Meredith June 2001 Leicester

Played singles at Wimbledon 1988,89 and 1990.

Later employed coaching tennis at Loughborough University

Following marriage moved to Yorkshire and became a teaching assistant

Sources google anne meredith teaching assistant
Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
Yesterday 07:43 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

JACKSON,HEDY Mrs.

Nee Rutzebeck

Born 1944 or 1945

(Aged 16 at 10th August 1961 per Montreal Gazette)

Played singles 1967 US Championships

At February 2004 head tennis coach at Catlin Gabel Portland, also teaching Health and PE.

Sources 1991 Tennis Canada Yearbook
Catlin Gabel School: Press Release Detail
Feb 8th, 2016 04:38 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

I will be gone this week-but keep them coming Rosamund! When I get back we will quickly get caught up.

There are still so many gaps to fill. With your help though (and Jimbo, Mark, LKK , etc) we are building a stronger storehouse of information by the week.
Feb 6th, 2016 09:59 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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TELL,EILEEN

Born 1st December 1966, Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Played singles French Championships 1985

Educated Matawan High School

University of Texas


Sources International Who's Who of Tennis 1983
Feb 6th, 2016 09:37 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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GANZ,DONNA

Born 9th November 1954 Miami, Florida

Played singles at US Championships 1974,75,77,78, French 1975,77,78, Wimbledon 1975 and 1978.

Highlight was quarter final French 1975 losing to Martina Navratilova.

Article from 2004, says Lieutenant Ganz is a 17 year veteran of the Florida Highway Patrol.

More recently in 2015 she represented Broward(Weston) in the over-55 Florida Tennis League.

Sources 1972 USTA Yearbook
Google Donna Ganz
FHP - Congratulations Lieutenant Donna Ganz!/060904
Feb 6th, 2016 09:00 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NAME BUT NO LINK
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FAYTER,JACKIE

Born 10th June 1951 Exeter,Devon,England

Married Robert G. Hough Apr-June 1980 Exeter

Played in 18 Grand Slam singles from Wimbledon 1970 to US Championships 1978.
Best was 3rd round Australia 1974 and 3rd round US 1976.

Retired 1979
Qualified as tennis coach 1980.

Sources International Tennis Who's Who 1983
Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
Feb 6th, 2016 08:36 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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DOWNS,BARBARA

Born 4th March 1954 Alameda County California

Played singles at US Championships 1971,72,73,74,75,French1972,73 and Wimbledon 1973 and 1974. Most successful US Championships 1973 reaching last 16 losing to Virginia Wade.

Sources Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records at Ancestry.co.uk
World of Tennis 1975
Feb 5th, 2016 01:57 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Shirley Harit at: http://www.tennisforum.com/66098210-post3828.html
Added Patsy O'Connell at: http://www.tennisforum.com/66097650-post3827.html
Added Debbie Spence at: http://www.tennisforum.com/66097642-post3826.html


Updated Audrey Osbourne at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25510562-post1433.html
Feb 2nd, 2016 04:12 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

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HARIT,SHIRLEY(MRS)


Born 3rd December 1932 Montreal Canada
Married Val 1954.
Later long time companion Jean Bastien.

Died 12th September 2007 Nanaimo British Columbia.

Played singles US Championsips 1956 and 1959.

Ranked in top ten Canadian singles 1954 to 1956 and 1959 to 1965.

Sources 1991Tennis Canada Yearbook
Google Shirley Harit tennis
Montreal Gazette 15th September 2007

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