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Today 08:57 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

HOLDSWORTH,SALLY
United Kingdom

Born 10th February 1944 Huddersfield

Played singles at Wimbledon 5 times between 1963 and 1971, French 3 times between 1964 and 1967 and US Championships 1970 and 1971 but only ever won 1 match.(at French 1964)

Career also included modelling, TV advertising, working for Slazengers , teaching tennis in Hollywood and hotelier in Barbados.
Between 1986 and 1999 was director of the ITF.

2004 living in Wimbledon.

Sources DOB from Live sport, real-time sport news, live match coverage - Eurosport
Interview 2004
Sally's love game- Free Online Library 14th July 2004
Today 08:49 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Updated ida Kitchen at: http://www.tennisforum.com/64147825-post3761.html (previously listed as Potts-a name she did not play under)
Today 08:06 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

JOHNSON,JOAN DR.

Born 1929 Wyandott, Michigan

Won first Orange Bowl Singles Miami 1947.

Played singles US Championships 1956, Wimbledon 1959 and Australia 1968.

Later professor, administrator and coach at California State University Los Angeles and devoted her career to developing womens tennis.

For full biography go to

DR. JOAN D. JOHNSON | ITA Women's Hall of Fame

The Emeritimes Winter 1997 California State University Los Angeles
Today 07:17 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

FOURIE,MARIE
South Africa

Name but no link

Played singles Wimbledon and US Championships 1964.

Could this be the Marie Fourie born 19th July 1939 who sailed from Southampton to Cape Town on 8th September and was described as a typist?
Today 07:00 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

CROSS,JOAN
South Africa

Born 9th March 1941 Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province

Won Girls Singles French and Wimbledon 1959

Played singles French and Wimbledon 1959

Per Tennis Forums Results October 1964 then Mrs Johnson

Sources 2015 Wimbledon Compendium
Today 12:10 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
These early images come from Newmark. I am test-posting them here to copy to other posts.

The images that you are testing are not visible.

I know! (sigh). But the one of Helen Jackson did post at last. I am learning to resize some photos beautiful and rare images Mark sent me. One down and two to go. If I fail I will count on you to help-tech whiz
Today 12:07 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rollo View Post

Added Lucy Harper (nee Scott) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25685834-post2333.html
In her entry correct 2 times her married name: it's Harker, not Harper.

Thanks Jimbo-fixed
Today 10:58 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Today 10:41 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

These early images come from Newmark. I am test-posting them here to copy to other posts.

Today 10:12 AM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

MCANALLY,MARY

www.tennisforum.com/67600961-post3873.html

Add Died 3rd March 2016

Obituary appeared in the Daily Telegraph 28th April 2016.
Apr 26th, 2016 10:27 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Margaret Greenhill at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69770657-post3964.html
Added Lucy Harper (nee Scott) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25685834-post2333.html
Added Mabel Vrancovich: http://www.tennisforum.com/69770673-post3965.html

Updated Norma Baylon at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25135930-post151.html (added a link to a video clip from 1966 and interview from 1967]
Updated Evelyn Goldsworth at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25414762-post737.html
Apr 25th, 2016 06:48 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Ok-lets do some updating

Added Audrey Bilse at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69308209-post3958.html
Added Virginia Caceres at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69770641-post3963.html
Added Joan Bowyer at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69308193-post3957.html
Added Lele Forood at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69770625-post3962.html
Added Wendy Overton at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69770593-post3961.html
Added Joan Scott at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69308145-post3956.html
Added Sue Stap at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69308425-post3959.html


Updated Heather MacFarlane at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25492322-post1264.html (need to add she is Mrs Stirling and, per Wimbledon, Macfarlane and not Mcfarlane)
Updated Sharon Walsh at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25567234-post2095.html )
Updated Renee Wimple (nee de Morsier) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69308113-post3955.html

[Make sure to clear out and add all of pages 250 and 251]
Apr 24th, 2016 09:17 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

SCOTT,JOAN
South Africa

Joan Margaret Scott born 27th December 1927 or 1928.

Played all 3 events at Wimbledon 1953 and 1954 and ladies doubles in 1960.

Described as cash machine operator.

Dates of birth come from UK Incoming Passengers arriving Southampton 20th May 1960 and UK Outward Passengers departing Southampton 28th July 1960 and differ by a year.

Added
Apr 24th, 2016 08:37 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BOWYER,JOAN E.
Rhodesia

Born c. 1935 to 1937.

Played singles at Wimbledon 1953 and also girls junior singles.
As at 4th April 1953 had won junior singles of Rhodesia for previous 3 years.

UK Incoming Passenger lists 1878 to 1960 arrived 12th March 1953 sailing from Durban to Southampton on Edinburgh Castle. Aged 17 and described as shorthand typist.
UK Outward Passenger lists 1878 to 1960 departed 16th July 1953 sailing from Southampton to Durban on Edinburgh Castle. Aged 16 and described as scholar.

In the Childrens Newspaper 4th April 1953 aged 18.

Added
Apr 24th, 2016 06:57 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BILSE,AUDREY I.
South Africa

Played singles at Wimbledon 1954.

Ranked number 10 in South Africa in 1947.

Living in Kensington 1954 according to London Electoral Register.

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