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Entries for July 2012

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IC of GB vs. Vets Club of GB - 18th July 2012
This match has been running for more than 50 years and has been held at St Georges for the last 20 years.  The match is mostly played on the grass at St Georges.  However, this year’s poor weather continued with rain on the evening curtailing the format.

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Potter Cup Review 2012
The Potter Cup has rightly earned the reputation as one of the most prestigious competitions among the over 45 players throughout the world and our special thanks are extended to the IC of Spain for hosting once more the Potter Cup event in Barcelona.

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Mark Cox receives Sportsmanship Award
Every year the IC of Great Britain presents its Sportsmanship Award to the British tennis player, who by his or her actions on and off the court has exhibited a high standard of sportsmanship and contributed to the IC ideal of fostering international friendship through tennis.

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Austria and Switzerland at Wimbledon
Our pre-Wimbledon visitors were our guests at lunch on the first Monday of the Championships. During lunch Theo Zeh, President of the IC of Austria, and Petr Kolacek of Switzerland were made honorary members of the IC of GB by our Chairman David Waite

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Hurlingham Garden Party
On Sunday 24 June 2012 the annual Garden Party took place at the beautiful Hurlingham Club in Ranelagh Gardens, London. The programme contained many events such as croquet, bowls, fencing, laser clay pigeon shooting etc while the Silk Street New Orleans Jazz Band provided the music.

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John Barrett interviews Frank Sedgman at the IC Ball
The IC Ball took place on Saturday 23 June 2012 at its usual venue, the famous Dorchester Hotel. More than 300 people attended the Ball which marks the beginning of the Championships at Wimbledon. 
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Austria and Switzerland at St. George’s Hill June 2012
Our pre Championship International guests at St George's Hill Lawn Tennis Club this year were the ICs of Austria and Switzerland. Unfortunately, for the second year in succession, the weather was not too kind with intermittent showers meaning that no grass court play was possible. 

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Austria and Switzerland at Edgbaston Priory
Our guests for this years Pre Wimbledon event were the ICs of Austria and Switzerland,and as is customary their six day event starts at the Edgbaston Priory Club.Both teams sent very good quality players with the IC of Austria comprising of ten men and one woman and the IC of Switzerland having five men and three women.

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GB participates in successful Prague event
IC of GB vs. IC of Czech Republic, Russia, USA & Germany In Prague 14/15 June 2012. 
A hugely enjoyable trip. All our team had a good time and joined in everything.

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