Joyce V. Davenport

Joyce Davenport is a lesson on longevity. She began playing in the early 1960s under the tutelage of Cynwyd Club coach Norm Bramall. She won the national singles in 1965 and 1969. She won the national doubles in 1969, 79, 80, 81, 82, 87, 89, 90, 95 and the national mixed doubles in 1980, 81, 84, 89, 92, 93. She played number one on two Wolfe-Noel Cup teams. She has won more than thirty more national age group titles in singles and doubles. Joyce was part-owner and manager of Berwyn Squash, the oldest commercial squash club in the nation, and even at age seventy gives lessons there regularly as well as plays on the women’s pro doubles tour.