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Vane Hungerford Pennell MP (1876 - 1939)

Vane Hungerford Pennell (August 16, 1876 – June 17, 1938) English rackets and real tennis player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics for Great Britain. Educated at Eton, Charterhouse an...

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Jinx Falkenburg (1919 - 2003)

Eugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenburg (21 January 1919 – 27 August 2003) was an actress, expert swimmer and tennis star, and one of the highest-paid and most ubiquitous cover-girl models in the ...

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Nancy Ann Chaffee (1929 - 2002)

Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 6, 1929 Ventura Ventura County California, USA Death: Aug. 12, 2002 Coronado San Diego County California, USA Nancy Ann Chaffee became one of the greatest pro tennis fe...

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Eleonora Randolph Sears (1881 - 1968)

Eleonora Randolph Sears (September 28, 1881, Boston – March 16, 1968 Palm Beach) was an American tennis player of the interwar period. In addition, she was a champion squash player, and promin...

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Víctor Manuel Pecci Balart MP

Víctor Pecci (15 de octubre de 1955) es un extenista profesional de Paraguay, nacido en Asunción. Pecci es considerado el mejor tenista paraguayo en la historia. Llegó a ocupar el ...

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Joy Mowbray-Green (1913 - 2006)

Joy Mowbray-Green married Henry Cecil John Hunt, Baron Hunt in 1936. She played tennis at Wimbledon from 1933 to 1936. she was a natural athlete and became a competent climber, sharing many of Hunt's m...

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Patrick Bowes-Lyon, (Major.) MP (1863 - 1946)

Patrick Bowes-Lyon (5 March 1863 in Belgravia, Middlesex – 5 October 1946 in Westerham, Kent) was a British tennis player, barrister and uncle of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, mother of Elizabeth II. Ha...

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Ernest James Renshaw (1861 - 1899)

Ernest James Renshaw (3 January 1861 in Leamington Spa – 2 September 1899 at his home in Waltham St. Lawrence) was an English tennis player. Together with his twin brother William Renshaw , Er...

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William Charles Renshaw (1861 - 1904)

William "Willie" Charles Renshaw (3 January 1861 in Leamington, Warwickshire – 12 August 1904 in Swanage, Dorset) was a British male tennis player active during the late 19th century. He was one...

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Frank Hadow (1855 - 1946)

Patrick Francis (Frank) Hadow (24 January 1855 – 29 June 1946) was a former World No. 1 English tennis player, who won the Wimbledon championship in 1878. Personal life Born 24 January 185...

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Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (1908 - 1944)

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (31 August 1908 – 12 February 1944) was a leading English sportsman, aviator, explorer and author. Born at his parents' home in Regent's Park, London, Gandar-Dower...

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Kathleen Atkinson (1875 - 1957)

Kathleen Gill Atkinson (November 5, 1875 – April 30, 1957 in Maplewood, New Jersey) was an American tennis player of the end of the 19th Century/start of the 20th Century. With her older sis...

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Juliette Atkinson (1873 - 1944)

Juliette Paxton Atkinson Buxton (April 15, 1873 – January 12, 1944) was an American female tennis player. She was born in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Biography Atkinson was the daug...

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Elwood Cooke (1913 - 2004)

Elwood Thomas Cooke (July 5, 1913 in Ogden, Utah – April 16, 2004 in Apopka, Florida) was an amateur American tennis player in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Sarah Hammond Palfrey MP (1912 - 1996)

Sarah Hammond Palfrey Danzig (September 18, 1912 – February 27, 1996) was a female tennis player from the United States. Obituary:

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Hazel Virginia Wightman (1886 - 1974)

Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (December 20, 1886 – December 5, 1974) was a female American tennis player and founder of the Wightman Cup, a annual team competition for British and American women. ...

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Franjo (Franz) Kukuljević (1909 - 2000)

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Marian McCargo (1932 - 2004)

Biography for Marian McCargo More at IMDbPro » Date of Birth 18 March 1932, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Date of Death 7 April 2004, Santa Monica, California, USA (pancreatic cancer) Mini B...

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Alphonzo Edward Bell, Sr. MP (1875 - 1947)

Alphonzo Edward Bell Sr. (September 29, 1875 – December 27, 1947) was an American oil multi-millionaire, real estate developer, philanthropist, and champion tennis player. The westside Los Ang...

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Diego Perez Burin des Roziers MP

Ha obtenido el mejor ranking profesional en la historia del tenis de Uruguay. Ganó sólo un título en 1985, pero dice que disfrutó y padeció las batallas de la Copa Da...

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Lilian Mary Watson (c.1858 - d.)

Lilian Watson (17 September 1857 – 27 May 1918) was an English female tennis player. Her sister was Maud Watson, the first female Wimbledon champion. In 1884, she was defeated by Maud at the L...

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Grace Roosevelt (1867 - 1945)

Grace Walton Roosevelt (married name Appleton Clark) (June 3, 1867 – November 29, 1945) was a right-handed American tennis player of the end of the 19th century, born in Hyde Park, New York. ...

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Ellen Crosby Roosevelt (1868 - 1954)

Ellen Crosby Roosevelt (August 20, 1868 in Rosendale, New York– September 26, 1954 in Hyde Park, New York) was an American tennis player. She won the women's singles title and the women's do...

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Robert "Bob" Falkenburg MP

Robert "Bob" Falkenburg (Nova Iorque, 29 de janeiro de 1926 ) foi campeão de tênis no torneio de Wimbledon em 1948. É um bem-sucedido empresário estadunidense com atua...

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Nathaniel William Niles (1886 - 1932)

Nathaniel William Niles (July 5, 1886 – July 11, 1932) was an American tennis player and figure skater who competed in single skating, pair skating, and ice dancing between 1914 and 1932. ...

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Spencer William Gore MP (1850 - 1906)

Spencer Gore - Born: 10/3/1850 Died: 19/4/1906 Spencer Gore was the first winner of a Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 1877. Gore, an old Harrovian, was born and bred in Wimbledon and was a good all ...

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Stanley Norwood Doust (1879 - 1961)

Stanley Norwood Doust (29 March 1879 – 13 December 1961) was an Australian-born tennis player who captained his nation's Davis Cup team and was winner of the Mixed Doubles Trophy at Wimbledon....

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Neville Bulwer-Lytton, 3rd Earl of Lytton (1879 - 1951)

Neville Stephen Bulwer-Lytton, 3rd Earl of Lytton, OBE (6 February 1879–9 February 1951) was a British military officer and artist. He was a son of Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton...

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Andrew Nicholas Castle (1963 - d.)

Andrew Nicholas Castle (born 15 November 1963) is an English retired tennis professional, former British No. 1, and now a television presenter. Biography Castle was born in Epsom, Surrey. His...

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Björn Borg MP

Björn Rune Borg , born June 6, 1956 in Södertälje, Stockholm County, is a Swedish tennis player, one of the world leaders in the sport of all time. /Född 6 juni 1956 i S�...

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Clarence Munroe Clark (1859 - 1937)

Clarence Munroe Clark (August 27, 1859 - June 29, 1937) was an American tennis player active near the end of the 19th century. Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, he was part of a distinguished fam...

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Joseph Sill Clark, Sr. (1861 - 1956)

He was a graduate of Harvard University, 1883; Law School of University of Pennsylvania, 1885. He was a lawyer. Residence, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pa. ---------------------------------------...

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Richard Dudley "Dick" Sears (1861 - 1943)

) Richard Dudley "Dick" Sears (b. October 16, 1861 d. April 8, 1943 both in Boston) – was an American male tennis player. He was the son of Frederic Richard Sears and Albertina Homer Shelton. ...

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Frederick John Perry MP (1909 - 1995)

Frederick John Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams. Perry won ...

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Whitelaw Reid (1913 - 2009)

) Whitelaw Reid (July 26, 1913 – April 18, 2009) was an American journalist who later served as editor, president and chairman of the family-owned New York Herald Tribune. An avid sportsman th...

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Amos Niven Wilder (1895 - 1993)

Amos Niven Wilder (September 18, 1895 Madison, Wisconsin - May 4, 1993) was an American poet, minister, and theology professor. Life He studied two years at Oberlin College (1913–191...

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Andrew (Andy) Murray MP

Andy Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player. Murray is the first British player to reach the Wimbledon men's singles final in the open era for over 75 years, as well as the first British p...

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Roger Federer MP

Roger Federer (German pronunciation: [ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who as of July 2012 is ranked World number 1 by the ATP. Federe...

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Arthur William Charles Wentworth Gore (1868 - 1928)

Arthur Gore Born: January 02, 1868 Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England Died: December 01, 1928 International Tennis Hall of Fame Holding the record for most tournament appearances at Wimbledon with 3...

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Maud Edith Eleanor Watson MP (1864 - 1946)

Maud Edith Eleanor Watson (9 October 1864 – 5 June 1946 in Charmouth, Dorset) was an English tennis player and the first female Wimbledon champion. She was born in Harrow, London, the daughter...

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Vere St. Leger Goold MP (1853 - 1909)

Vere St. Leger Goold (2 October 1853 in Waterford, Ireland - 8 September 1909 Devil's Island, French Guiana penal colony) was an Irish tennis player. He quickly faded from the game and ended his life i...

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Reverend J. Thorneycroft Hartley (1849 - 1935)

John Thorneycroft Hartley (9 January 1849 – 21 August 1935) was an English tennis player - the only clergyman to win Wimbledon. Born in Tong, Shropshire Winner of the All Comer's Final - 1879 ...

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Rodney "Rod" George Laver MP

Rod Laver is a former tennis player from Australia. He was the World No.1 tennis player for seven consecutive years. He is also the only tennis player who has won Grand Slam singles title twice; first ...

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John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. MP

One of the most successful and high-profile players in the history of tennis, John McEnroe won seventeen Grand Slam titles, seventy-seven career single titles, and seventy-seven doubles titles througho...

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Charlotte Reinagle Sterry MP (1870 - 1966)

Charlotte Cooper Sterry nee Cooper (1870-1966) "All time tennis legend, five times Wimbledon Ladies Singles champion and first woman ever to become an Olympic Champion Charlotte Reinagle Cooper w...

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Marion Farquhar (1879 - 1965)

) Marion Jones Farquhar (born November 2, 1879 in Gold Hill, Nevada, USA – March 14, 1965) is a former American female tennis player. She won the women's singles titles at the 1899 and 1902 U....

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Margaret Phipps (1888 - 1968)

Enshrined in the Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame for winning 3 State Doubles titles and bringing some of world's best players to the state to compete, give exhibitions & teach young people the game

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Margaret Osborne du Pont (1918 - 2012)

Margaret Osborne duPont (born Margaret Evelyn Osborne; March 4, 1918 – October 24, 2012) was a World No. 1 American female tennis player. DuPont won a total of 37 singles, women's doubles, a...

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Kung Gustaf V av Sverige MP (1858 - 1950)

Links: The Peerage Geneall Find a Grave Johann the Younger #2119 Wikipedia: English Svenska Norsk

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Francis Xavier Shields (1909 - 1975)

Francis Xavier ("Frank") Shields (November 18, 1909, in New York City - August 19, 1975, in New York City) was an outstanding amateur American tennis player of the 1920s and 1930s. Tennis career ...

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Gottfried Alexander Maximilian Walter Kurt von Cramm (1909 - 1976)

on left in profile photo Gottfried Alexander Maximilian Walter Kurt Freiherr von Cramm (7 July 1909, Nettlingen – 8 November 1976) was a German amateur tennis champion and twice French Open ...

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Robert Larimore Riggs MP (1918 - 1995)

Robert Riggs February 25, 1918-October 25, 1995 Parents: Gideon Riggs 1867- Robert, better known as Bobby Riggs, was a 1930s-40s tennis player who was the World No. 1 or the co-World No. 1 player f...

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Lindsay Ann Davenport MP

Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976 in Palos Verdes, California) is a former World No. 1 American professional tennis player. She has won three Grand Slam singles tournaments and an Olympic gold m...

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Ogden Mills Phipps (1908 - 2002)

Ogden Phipps (November 26, 1908 - April 21, 2002) was an American stockbroker, court tennis champion and Hall of Fame member, thoroughbred horse racing executive and owner/breeder, and an art collect...

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Alice Marble (World No. 1 American tennis player and spy) (1913 - 1990)

Alice Marble (b. September 28, 1913, Beckwourth, California – d. December 13, 1990, Palm Springs, California) was a World No. 1 American tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam championships (1936...

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Andre Agassi MP

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Andre Kirk Agassi is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States and is generally considered by critics and fellow players to be one of the greatest tennis players of all tim...

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Helen Wills Moody (1905 - 1998)

Helen Newington Wills Roark (October 6, 1905 – January 1, 1998), also known as Helen Wills Moody, was an American tennis player. She has been described as "the first American born woman to ach...

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Don Budge (1915 - 2000)

John Donald ("Don" or "Donnie") Budge (June 13, 1915 – January 26, 2000) was an American tennis champion who was a World No. 1 player for five years, first as an amateur and then as a professi...

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Helen Hull Jacobs (1908 - 1997)

Helen Hull Jacobs (August 6, 1908 – June 2, 1997) was a World No. 1 American female tennis player who won ten Grand Slam titles. She was born in Globe, Arizona, United States. Tennis caree...

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