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(, "née" Weihermann; 2 September 1893 – December 1963) was a German female tennis player who was active until the beginning of the 1930s.
In spring 1933,
was still ranked fifth on national level. After the Nazi Party had seized power in Germany in January, German tennis clubs began to expel Jewish members. In April, the German tennis association announced that Jewish players would no longer be allowed to play for Germany in international tournaments.
who was of Jewish faith fled to Switzerland in the same month. From then on, only little is known of her life. She is said to have worked as a teacher in Switzerland after World War II. She died in London in December 1963.
was born under her maiden name "Weihermann" in Frankfurt am Main on 2 September 1893. Along with her sisters Toni and Anna, she played field hockey at the SC Frankfurt 1880 as well as tennis at the TC Palmengarten. In the years before World War I, both Ilse and her sister Toni were among the best German female tennis players.
She competed in the singles event at the 1908 Wimbledon Championships and reached the second round in which she was defeated in three sets by Dora Boothby. Von der Schulenburg was considered the best German female player until the last years before World War I when she was superseded by Dora Köring and Mieken Rieck and thereafter also by Ilse
and Nelly Neppach. She, however, remained competitive in the doubles and mixed doubles events until around the mid 1920s.
In 1925, Neppach reached her greatest success by beating Ilse
in the final of the German championships at Hamburg. In 1926, she was invited by Suzanne Lenglen to play international tournaments at the French Riviera, at a time German players were still banned from international tournaments as a consequence of World War I. Neppach travelled to France and played matches against Lenglen as well as US legend Helen Wills. However, the German tennis federation became angry about her unauthorized trip and eventually forced her to abort it and return to Germany.
Aussem won the German Championships for the first time in 1927, when she was 18 years old. In Hamburg she defeated reigning champion Ilse
in the final in straight sets. But Aussem, who was described as a graceful, small, and psychologically sensitive girl, seemed incapable of withstanding the mental and physical pressures of competitive sports. Usually, the family traveled to exclusive places all over Europe. During the family's summer vacation at the French Riviera, Aussem's ambitious mother asked the world's best player, Bill Tilden, for advice. After having a look at small, shy, Cilly he replied: "My dear lady, Cilly will become a great champion, if you take the next train back to Germany!"
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