Wightman Cup


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Wightman Cup:

see tennistennis,
game played indoors or outdoors by two players (singles) or four players (doubles) on a level court. Rules and Equipment

Lawn tennis was originally played on grass courts, but most major events are now played on courts of hard, composite materials;
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Success came easy in the early years; Truman had already helped win the Wightman Cup for Britain with a 4-3 win over the United States and reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon a year before her Roland Garros triumph.
She also won 18 of 20 singles matches in the Wightman Cup.
I won Wimbledon three times, and was undefeated in the Wightman Cup from 1971 to 1982.
LIVERPOOL'S rapidly developing international tennis tournament was officially launched yesterday with confirmation that Croatian ace Ivan Ljubicic will be defending his men's singles title, and record-breaking international women's champion Martina Navratilova will also be coming to play a match against Britain's Wightman Cup ace, Sam Smith.