Thursday, October 14, 2010
Unseeded Mary Dineen upsets ITF Women's 40s World #1 Julie Cass in the USTA National Women's 40s & 50s Clay Court Championships
Mary Dineen of Winter Park, Florida scored the biggest upset of 2010 on the ITF Senior Tennis Tour in the Women's 40s event of the USTA National Senior Clay Court Tennis Championships in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Mary Dineen, a former college All-American but new to the ITF Women's 40s events, defeated ITF World #1 Julie Cass of Austin, Texas 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Not resting on her laurels with her win over Cass, Dineen quickly dispatched of her other opponents enroute to a victory in the finals over ITF World #12 Vesna McKenna of Hollywood, Florida 6-3, 6-4.
In the Women's 50s division, ITF World #4 Diane Fishburne of Charleston, South Carolina defeated ITF World #1 Susan Wright of Grand Junction, Colorado 6-3, 6-1 for the title.
Photo (right): Women's 50s Runner-up, Susan Wright(left) and
Tournament Dr./former Arkansas Razorback Tennis
Star, Brian Sakey(right)
Posted by PTA at 1:07 AM