The Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy

USA Team with Ross Perot

The USA team  wins the trophy and pictured with Ross & Margot Perot in Bermuda (all girls event).





The Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy is an annual competition between the top four girls from United States and Great Britain for Girls 18 & under.  12 matches total - 8 singles and 4 doubles.  All singles matches are the best of 3 tiebreak sets.  Doubles matches will be two sets and a match tiebreak.  The schedule of play will be similar on both Day 1 and Day 2.  Matches will be played on two courts with four singles matches in the morning and two doubles matches in the afternoon.  Reverse singles and doubles played on Day 1.  Captains are allowed to sit on court. ITF Junior Code of Conduct will be used. 

2015 Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy: Devonshire Park in Eastbourne, England. Click here to see the Fact Sheet.

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USA Team


British Team

2014 Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy:  Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  Click here for Press Release

2013 Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy: USA Wins 8-4!  Devonshire Park in Eastbourne, England.  

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2012 Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy:  Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut

2011 Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy : Final Results and Team Photo

USA WINS 40th annual

MAUREEN CONNOLLY CHALLENGE TROPHY

                       (USA vs. Great Britain)

                       June 22, 2016

                   Eastbourne, England
 
 
Dallas… The Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy is an annual competition between the United States and Great Britain for Ladies 18 & under.  In this special 40th anniversary year, the USA was victorious:  4-2.

The match was well played and exciting until the end with the matches tied at 2-2 after the #4 singles.  The USA won two very close doubles matches with a match tie-break to decide the winner.  The United States leads the competition in victories 26-13 and took home the beautiful silver cup.

The winning USA team was represented by:  Kayla Day, Sofia Kenin, Claire Liu, Alexandra Sanford, and captains:  Jamea Jackson and Henner Nehles.

Representing the British team: Emily Appleton, Jodie Burrage, Francesca Jones, Ali Collins, and captains:  Claire Curran and Jane O'Donoghue.

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