ITF World Tennis- Day 5: Webb, Bartlett Win Team Bronze Medal

USA Men Play for Bronze Friday

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - by B.B Branton
(l-r) Sue Bartlett ( GPS Director of Tennis ) Rosie Dennis, Sue Webb ( Lookout Mountain Club Director of Tennis ) and Captain Chris French with bronze medals
(l-r) Sue Bartlett ( GPS Director of Tennis ) Rosie Dennis, Sue Webb ( Lookout Mountain Club Director of Tennis ) and Captain Chris French with bronze medals

ITF World Tennis Championships – Miami, Fla.

Australia 3, USA Men 0: Top seeded Australia defeated the No.3 seeded USA Men Thursday in the Senior Men’s 60s semifinals. Wesley Cash did not play doubles

The American team plays No.6 Spain Friday in the bronze medal match.

Great Britain Women 2, Italy 0 - Bronze Medal Match:: In the Senior Women’s 55s, No.4 Great Britain defeated No.6 Italy 2-0 by winning both singles – Sue Bartlett at No.1 an Sue Webb at No.2. Ran halted the doubles match.

Bartlett now has a gold, silver and two bronze world team medals, while Webb also won a team bronze in 2010.

 

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