Pauline Betz Addie reaching QF in Men's Tourney

jackcrawford

Professional
From Joe McCauley's History of Professional Tennis, pages 53 and 196. PLTA Fall Championships at Jackson Heights, New York, September 25-29, 1950, she played to tune up for tour with Gussie Moran. Beat George Harly 6-4, 6-4. Beat Ed Copeland, 7-5, 6-2. Lost to Joe Fishbach 7-5, 6-4. Fishbach went on to win the tournament, he also won a round in the US Pro championship in 1950. Anyone have any further information on this remarkable showing?
 

Dan L

Professional
From Joe McCauley's History of Professional Tennis, pages 53 and 196. PLTA Fall Championships at Jackson Heights, New York, September 25-29, 1950, she played to tune up for tour with Gussie Moran. Beat George Harly 6-4, 6-4. Beat Ed Copeland, 7-5, 6-2. Lost to Joe Fishbach 7-5, 6-4. Fishbach went on to win the tournament, he also won a round in the US Pro championship in 1950. Anyone have any further information on this remarkable showing?
Makes you wonder if perhaps Court or King or Navratilova could have beaten some of the men.
 
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