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MARCELA SKUHERSKA
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Originally Posted by newmark401
JITKA HORCICKOVA
Czechoslovakia
Born
Died
Married J. Volavkov


Originally Posted by newmark401
JITKA HORCICKOVA
Czechoslovakia
Born
Died
Married J. Volavkov


Czechoslovakia /United States
Born 1939
Married (1) Jan Volavka (1934) , divorced
Married (2) Pavel Illner (1937)
Hi Jimbo. Given her birthdate the marriage dates must be off. Could they be 1943 and 1967?

Also, she was definitely known as Volovkova as late as the 1968 Fed Cup. Are we 100% certain on the name Jan Volavka? Could it be Jan Volavkov?
 

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Hi Jimbo. Given her birthdate the marriage dates must be off. Could they be 1943 and 1967?

Also, she was definitely known as Volovkova as late as the 1968 Fed Cup. Are we 100% certain on the name Jan Volavka? Could it be Jan Volavkov?
Hi Rollo! I confirm everything I have found today.
Married, she played as Volavkova, not Volovkova.
The czech female surnames follow rules that are strange for us. In this case Volavka becomes Volavkova. (The years between brackets that I have put are the birthyears of her husbands.)
You can see these links:

(a little biography)
http://www.mzv.cz/consulate.newyork/en/jitka_volavka_illner_was_awarded_by_the.html

for her birthyear (where there is also the name of Jan Volavka, her first husband):
http://www.mylife.com/c-1204452620
 

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Hi Rollo! I confirm everything I have found today.
Married, she played as Volavkova, not Volovkova.
The czech female surnames follow rules that are strange for us. In this case Volavka becomes Volavkova
All you have makes sense Jimbo. You are 100% correct. I am happy to stand corrected:)

As for Erika Vollmer-Obst, I am 99% she is an "Obst" and not a "Probst." If she was a Probst surely it would pop up somewhere in the old literature from the 1950s and 60s.

My best guess (only a guess) is someone confused her with the German player W. Probst-a player of the 1980s and 90s.
 

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LYNNE ABBES
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ABBES, LYNNEUnited States
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Daughter of Ernest Abbes. President of the Northern California Tennis Association. She served as Director of Women’s Tennis for the USTA for sixteen yearsName is Lynne (with an e) and NOT Lynn. Married by August 1970, when she was named to coach the all-male tennis team at St. Mary's College in Moraga, Calif
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Hi Mark, from post #808 by Rollo, and my post #809, you have forgotten to insert her nationality: United States
 

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All you have makes sense Jimbo. You are 100% correct. I am happy to stand corrected:)

As for Erika Vollmer-Obst, I am 99% she is an "Obst" and not a "Probst." If she was a Probst surely it would pop up somewhere in the old literature from the 1950s and 60s.

My best guess (only a guess) is someone confused her with the German player W. Probst-a player of the 1980s and 90s.
Thank you Rollo :)

About Erika Obst I think that your guess is right. Probably it's happened as you say.
 
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