29 Oct Lesley O’Halloran Wins Gold at ITF World Championships
Congratulations to Lesley O’Halloran who scored another famous World Championships win for Ireland last week at the ITF Senior World Championships in Antalya, Turkey over the weekend. Lesley came out on top with her doubles partner Olga Shaposhnikova of Russia against the Austro-American duo of Mary Dailey (USA) and Lucie Schwab-Zelinka (AUT) with a great win in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 in the Womens 40s Doubles category of the tournament. The victory was made all the sweeter as the Dailey/Schwab-Zelinka duo were the competitons No. 1 seeds. The Donnybrook LTC player has now picked up her second World Championships gold medal, successfully defending her title that she she won with Shaposhnikova in Antalya last year. A great achievement for Lesley and for Irish tennis.