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August 15, 2013

David Nash '67 Captains USA Super-Senior Tennis Team at Ted Avory Cup

Former Eph tennis standout David Nash '67 was named the captain of the USA team competing in the 2013 Ted Avory Cup played in Wimbledon, England, July 25-26 on grass.

This competition was played at the All England Club and followed the same dress code as Wimbledon as every player's attire must be predominately white and shirts must be collared.

Nash, who also lettered in basketball for the Ephs, currently resides in Bloomington, Minnesota and has represented the USA at several international competitions over the years.

On this year's USA team, 11 players were competing for the first time and nine players were making their debuts. With 11 events and a roster limit of 24 members, the United States International Tennis Club has assembled an arsenal of players. The US Team in aggregate had won over 350 National Championships and a multitude of World Individual and Team Championships.

This was the ninth edition of the Ted Avory Cup, which is held in odd-numbered years and features the United States versus Great Britain.

Dave Nash & Ted Hoehn, competing in the 70 and over age bracket lost 6-4, 4-6 (10-6) to Cox & Nijeboer.

Great Britain won the two-day match 37-19.

Next up for the USA team is the 2013 ITF Super-Seniors Britannia Cup to be held in Klagenfurt Region in Austria September 9th-14th. The Britannia Cup competition will be held on clay courts.

In 2011 Nash played in the 65-year old age group on the USA Team that captured the Brittania Cup gold medal in Antalaya, Turkey.

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