1963 Wightman Cup

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The 1963 Wightman Cup was the 35th edition of the annual women's team tennis competition between the United States and Great Britain. It was held at the Cleveland Skating Club in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States.[1][2][3]

Notable stories[edit]

Most games in a Wightman Cup set

In the second match Billie Jean Moffitt and Christine Truman consumed 36 games in deciding the second set, which Moffitt won 19–17 to conclude the match.

Second most games in a Wightman Cup set

In the third match Nancy Richey and Deidre Catt consumed 26 games in a first set eventually won 14–12 by Richey, who went on to win the match.



United States
6
Cleveland Skating Club, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
1963
Hard (Indoors)

Great Britain
1
1 2 3
1 United States
United Kingdom
Darlene Hard
Ann Haydon-Jones
1
6
6
0
6
8
 
2 United States
United Kingdom
Billie Jean Moffitt
Christine Truman
6
4
19
17
   
3 United States
United Kingdom
Nancy Richey
Deidre Catt
14
12
6
3
   
4 United States
United Kingdom
Darlene Hard
Christine Truman
6
3
6
0
   
5 United States
United Kingdom
Billie Jean Moffitt
Ann Haydon-Jones
6
4
4
6
6
3
 
6 United States
United Kingdom
Darlene Hard / Billie Jean Moffitt
Ann Haydon-Jones / Christine Truman
4
6
7
5
6
2
 
7 United States
United Kingdom
Donna Floyd Fales / Nancy Richey
Deidre Catt / Elizabeth Starkie
6
4
6
8
6
2
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis : An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 532. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0. 
  2. ^ USTA, United States Tennis Association (1979). Bill Shannon, ed. Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (Rev. and updated 1st ed. ed.). New York: Harper & Row. pp. 369,370. ISBN 0060144785. 
  3. ^ Max Robertson, ed. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. p. 391. ISBN 0047960426. 


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