Missouri Valley / Heart Of America

Jones Named to ITF Team

June 30, 2021


Wilbur Jones of Shawnee, Kan. has been named to the Men's 80 & Over Gardnar Mulloy Cup team that will compete at the ITF Super Seniors World Team Championships in Mallorca, Spain, October 10-23. Wilbur Jones previously played on the third-place Men's 80 & Over Gardnar Mulloy Cup team at the ITF Super Seniors World Team Championships in Umag, Croatia in 2019.

 

Jones plays USTA League tennis in USTA Heart of America and USTA National tournaments. He was inducted into the USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame in 2016.

 

The four members of the team are:

Joseph Bachmann

Sarasota, Fla.

 

Robert Quall

Merced, Calif.

 

Wilbur Jones

Shawnee, Kan.

 

William Wolff

Fort Worth, Texas

 

The tournament is the senior tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions, with top American tennis players representing their country in the 65-, 70-, 75-, 80- and 85-and-over age groups. This is the first time that the event featured the women’s 85-and-over division.  The ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships is the most prestigious team event on the ITF Seniors circuit. Read more about it here

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