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Baltimore Athlete Wins First Victory for U.S. at Maccabiah in Israel

Adrianne Ayares of Baltimore scored the first victory of the Sixth Maccabiah Games for the Americans yesterday by defeating Tova Epstein, the Israeli women’s tennis champion, 6-3, 6-1. The competition among the 1,000 athletes in 18 sports categories got underway officially today. The tennis group began the games a day earlier.