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    Women's professional tennis prior to the WTA.

    Interesting thread and subject. As best as I can tell, there were only five professional tours or series involving women prior to 1968: 1926-27 Lenglen vs Browne [Details are included the book "The Goddess and The American Girl" by Larry Englemann] 1936 Ethel Arnold vs Jane Sharp Part of...
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    Connors's special events

    All were Sandy Mayer. Gene Mayer never played WTT.
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    Connors's special events

    Rosewall's 1974 WTT results with Pittsburgh May 6 - L to Fairlie 62 and D Fairlie 63 7 - D Fairlie 62 and L to Fairlie 75 9 - D Owens 64 and D Santana 61 10 - D Drysdale 63 and D Drysdale 61 12 - L to Case 76 and D Case 64 15 - D Taylor 63 and L to Taylor 61 17 - L to Dent 76 and D Dent 75 19 -...
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    Connors's special events

    In 1978, Rosewall filled in for the Golden Gaters during two matches late in the season to replace Sandy Mayer (injury) August 9 - Lost to Gorman 60 August 11 - Lost to Gerulaitis 60
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    Connors's special events

    Laver 1978 with San Diego April 21 D V Amritraj 62 27 D Roche 76 29 D Gorman 64 30 L to Cox 64 May 3 L to Mayer 60 4 D Mayer 75 6 D Cox 64 9 L to Drysdale 76 10 D Mayer 63 11 L to V Amritraj 63 13 L to Walts 63 14 D Gorman 60 16 D Gerulaitis 75 17 L to Pattison 63 22 D Walts 63 23 L to Masters...
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    Connors's special events

    Found the missing Laver result from 1977: May 29 - D Gerulaitis 64
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    Connors's special events

    Rod Laver played for San Diego in 1977 April 27 - L to Okker 76 28 - D Cox 76 30 - D Okker 64 May 7 - L to Walts 76 10 - D Stone 62 11 - D Gorman 61 12 - D Borg 63 17 - D Mayer 63 20 - L to Borg 60 21 - L to Roche 62 24 - D Walts 76 26 - L to Mayer 63 27 - D Pasarell 75 28 - D Gerulaitis 62...
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    Connors's special events

    In terms of WTT: Rosewall played for Pittsburgh in 1974 and filled in for a few matches for other teams in other seasons; and Laver played for San Diego in 1976, 1977 and 1978. It will take a while to review my records for all of these seasons....but I can provide the 1976 results as follows...
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    Connors's special events

    I don't think I have seen this match mentioned previously on this thread: September 17, 1981 McEnroe d Connors 63 63 75 Seattle, Washington J C Penney Tennis Challenge Exhibition Match Seattle Coliseum (indoors) Attendance 11,214
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    Connors's special events

    December 11
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    Connors's special events

    1973 exhibition West Palm Beach FL 12/11/1973 West Palm Beach Auditorium Nastase d Connors 98 [Same night Evert d Casals 84] Attendance 2,735
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    Connors's special events

    Per Fort Myers News-Press Saturday Dec 10 Sanibel Island Hilton Inn Site of proposed Sanibel Harbor Resort, Spa and Racquet Club Connors d Nastase 63 63
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    Connors's special events

    Sunday Dec 11 Tampa - Sun Dome Attendance 3,654 Originally scheduled as Connors vs Arias but changed to Connors vs Nastase Opening match Vince Van Patten d Gene Mayer 60 67 64 Connors d Nastase 62 75 Article in Tampa Tribune indicated that Connors and Nastase also played an exhibition match...
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    Connors's special events

    Connors did not participate in the third/final match of this series. Saturday Jan 14 Evansville Indiana - Roberts Stadium Attendance 4,500 Orantes d Ashe 64 62
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    Connors's special events

    Connors filled in for Vilas for two exhibition matches in early 1978. Thursday Jan 12 Atlanta - Georgia Tech Alexander Coliseum Attendance 7,000 Connors d Orantes 63 64 Friday Jan 13 Nashville - Municipal Auditorium Attendance 3,700 Connors d Orantes 46 64 61
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