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post #44 of (permalink) Old Feb 3rd, 2012, 05:14 PM Thread Starter
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Re: The Official Married Names Thread

Gladys Medalie
United States
Born 13 May 1922
Died 22 June 2003
Married Julius Heldman, 1942

"Bud" Collins includes the above two dates in his history of tennis. Gladys did play some competitive tennis, but is remembered more for founding "World Tennis Magazine" and for contributing to the formation of the Virginia Slims tour in the early 1970s. Collins mentions that Gladys committed suicide in 2003. Both of her daughters, in particular Julie, also enjoyed success on the tennis tour.
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