Balatonfüred proves ideal home for Tibhar Cup

The men's singles 60 to 64 years podium (Photo: courtesy of Istvan Bajdik) by Ian Marshall, Editor Staged in Balatonfüred, a popular Hungarian resort on the banks of Late Balaton, a total of 156 players from five countries competed in 17 events in the recent XIV Tibhar Cup. The host nation’s Krisztina Spengler emerged the most successful player on duty, she secured a full house of available titles. She won Women’s Singles 40 to 49 years, in addition to partnering colleague Andrea Turner to victory in Women’s Doubles 49 years and Joszef Nyiro to Mixed Doubles gold.. Undoubtedly the efforts of Krisztina Spengler attracted the attention as did one player who did not gain a podium finish. At 93 years of age, Austria’s Margit Schieder,