Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 23, 1972 · Page 51
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July 23, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 51

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They Go All-Out at Girls Event HOSTESSES WITH THE 'MOSTESSES' Lee Brewster (left), Mrs. W. C. Haworth and Mrs. Robert W. Garner When the nearly 100 entrants in the 1972 Girls 16 National Championships begin play today at the Charleston Tennis Club, they will find an array of services unique in America. The host club has gone all-out, according to veteran tournament goers. Some o£ the services offered are: ^·Umpires and b a 1 1 b o y s at every match-- provided only at Forest Hills or Wimbledon. *-A shuttle service of late model cars to downtown and to the Morris Harvey College dormitory, where some of the girls will stay during the tournament. hostess committee will provide soft drinks, orange slices and fresh towels. information booth will furnish directions, small services and answers to questions. A court assignment board will give information at a glance on who is playing where. The tournament will continue this week with matches every morning and afternoon with the finals beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Tournament chairman is Mrs. Hugh G. Thompson Jr. and Linda Meckfessel is referee. The winner last year was Laurie Fleming of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In 1970 the winner was Chris Evert who since has thrilled the tennis world with her fine play in women's competition. Top. contenders this year will be Bunny Bruning, Vicki Jensen, Kathy May, Susan Mehmedbasich, Marita Redondo and Robin Tenney of California; Jeannie Evert, Carrie Fleming and Kathy Kuykendall of Florida, Gretchen Gait of Michigan and Sandy Stap o£ Illinois. Photos by Lewis Raines THERE'S AN UMPIRE AT EVERY MATCH Jamie Baisden (left), Mrs. John Lobort and Kelley Kruk GAZETTE-MAIL Charleston, W. Va»July 23,.IS72 OME AMILY SHUTTLE SERVICE TO DOWNTOWN, DORMITORY Bill Walter (left), Shauna Santrock, and Davis Wooddell NFQRMATION PLAYERS, PUBLIC WELL-INFORMED Mrs. Thomas Potter (left), Register: Mrs. D. R. Vredeveld, Information, and Mrs. Richard Conway, Decorations ^fe-.f.,?.»ii. · - "~t V » I %®Mb*$£3"M* . m*' i fjiiljjim^^'-^'' "':*

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