Defending world 55s doubles champions Wes Cash
and Mark VInes moved one step closer to another world title Friday with a 6-3,
6-3 win against No.6 Michael Gary Ford-Thomas Werner in the
quarterfinals of the ITF World Senior Tennis Championships in Boca Raton, Fla.
Cash-Vines play a semis match at 11:30 a.m.
In women's 50s doubles, No.7 Sue Webb and Fran
Chandler face No.1 seed Ros Balodis-Leanne Swaysland in a Saturday semis.
Webb is also playing in the mixed doubles semis while No.4 Chandler is playing
for the women's world gold medal in singles against No.6 Marie Christine
In singles, unseeded Webb posted
wins against the third and 12th seeds before falling to
Calleja in three sets.
In 50s mixed, Webb and Denis Dumas face No.8
Erika Smith-Rick Leach in the quarters. Webb-Dumas have three, straight set
wins including one against the top seed. Leach is four-time Grand Slam mixed
doubles champion and All-American at USC.
contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@Comcast.net