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About the pros: The Aussies = "Fiery" Fred Stolle is one of the greatest Australian tennis players in the history of the game, having won eighteen Grand Slams. Left-hander, "Davo" Owen Davidson is one of the few players in tennis history to have won a personal Grand Slam as well as winning twelve Grand Slam titles. "The Snake" Ross Case won two Grand Slam titles, with his doubles partner - the Australian Open in 1974 and Wimbledon in 1977 - and won a total of 26 doubles titles and four singles crowns.
American righthander, Kathy Rinaldi, won three singles and two doubles titles during her career on the WTA Tour. Her highest career ranking was number seven in the world. Rinaldi was the recipient of the 1981 WTA Most Impressive Newcomer Award, and received 1989 WTA Comeback Player of the Year Award. They all are fun, witty, and incredibly talented and wonderful to be on court with as they are still among the most extraordinary tennis players in the world.
At the end of the week amateurs has the opportunity to participate in a Pro Am Round Robin consisting of two flights for the women and two flights for the men. Posted here are a few highlights taken during match play.