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As a youngster, you dream to play at Wimbledon and in the Wightman Cup and it happened,' said Truman, who lost her sole final, in 1961, to fellow Briton Angela Mortimer.
1 seed, brothers Kyle and Casey McMakin of Valhalla, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 to win the Wightman Cup, reserved for the boys' CIF doubles champion at the Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament.
He was elected to represent Wales on the LTA in 1972 and the following year was made assistant secretary of the LTA, a post which involved the organisation of Davis Cup and Wightman Cup matches.
That was the same year Taylor first left his mark on domestic tennis from outside the tramlines when he took charge of the ladies' Wightman Cup team and motivated Sue Barker, Virginia Wade and the now-forgotten Michelle Tyler to a famous 4-3 win over the Americans.
Sister of the two well-known Truman sisters,Christine, arguably Britain's finest,post war player and Nell, who also played for Britain in the old Wightman Cup,Liz Loughrey continues to play several other sports besides tennis and celebrated her 70th birthday by running a marathon.
She and her husband Pip raised a family in Birmingham, but she still found time to play county tennis for Warwickshire, Wightman Cup tennis for her country, serve on the WTA Tour committee, captain the Maureen Connolly Trophy youngsters to victory over the United States and referee the DFS Classic.