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1956 Results


Composite World Rankings
(from World Tennis and Lance Tingay)

World rankings

01. Shirley Fry (US)-20 points
02. Althea Gibson (US)-18 points
03. Louise Brough (US)-15 points
03. Angela Mortimer (GB)-15 points
05. Angela Buxton (GB)-12 points
06. Suzy Kormoczy (Hun)-9 points
06. Shirley Bloomer (GB)-9 points
08. Betty Pratt (Jan)-6 points
09. Pat Ward (GB)-3 points
10. Dottie Knode (US)-2 points

11. Margaret du Pont (US)-1 point
11. Darlene Hard (US)-1 point
11. Thelma Long (Aus)-1 point

This combines the original thread compiled by Rollo and Andrew Tas, the original Slams results from Brian Stewart, Rollo and Andrew Tas, and the enormous contribution of Ugarte who supplied the bulk of these results. Ugarte's original thread can be found at: 1956 Thread

Did World Tennis (May issue missing pages 37-40)

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