Former England Captain Miles passes away

Former England Women’s Captain Connie Miles (nee Oustainge) died peacefully in Felpham, West Sussex on July 27th 2013, aged 96.

Born: 25th May 1917. Wembley.
County: Middlesex.

Connie Miles was a former England International and Captain. She played in the World Championships in January 1938 which were held at the Royal Albert Hall with finals at Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley where she reached the last 64 of the Women’s Singles. She also progressed to the last 64 in the Mixed Doubles alongside Mr Goldstone while her best result was a Women’s Doubles Quarter-Final with Vera Dace (triple World Champion after the war).

She also played in English Open 1939, Wembley where she made the last 64 of the Women’s Singles and the Mixed Doubles with E Andersson (SWE), while she reached the last 32 of the Women’s Doubles with Miss Kiek (NED).

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Written by Russell Moore (July 29, 2013)