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Today 11:25 AM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entries

Lente, Ellen Kemble
USA
Born 3 April 1863 in New York
Died 28 September 1939 in Manhattan

Did not marry. Active late 1880s. Won the singles title at the Rockaway Hunt Club Imitation Tennis Tournament on Long Island in 1888. Sister of fellow lawn tennis player Mary Lente. They were both music teachers by profession.

Ellen Lente had the following entry in the 'Woman's Who's Who of America' for 1914-15:

"Teacher of piano; b. Cold Spring, Putnam Co., N.Y.; daughter of Frederick Divoux Lente, M.D., and Mary (Kemble) Lente. Member Society of Sanitary and Moral Prophylaxis, Consumers' League, Art Students' League (at one time member of Board of Control), Synthetic Guild, Housewives' League, Church Association in the Interest of Labor, Association for Labor Legislation.

"Member Badminton Club. Recreations: Tennis, golf, bicycling. Episcopalian. Worker for woman suffrage; chairman 2th Senatorial District Committee of the Women's Political Union; chairman of all Putnam County branches of the Women's Political Union; member State Committee of the Women's Political Union; member Equal Franchise Society and Woman's Suffrage Party of New York City."
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Lente, Mary
USA
Born 17 May 1867 in New York
Died

Did not marry. Active late 1880s. Sister of fellow lawn tennis player Ellen Lente. They were both music teachers by profession.
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Today 11:19 AM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Update

Richards, Agnes Florence
United Kingdom
Born in 1874
Died 5 May 1968 in Tunbridge Wells
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http://www.tennisforum.com/25443442-post902.html
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Today 10:51 AM
newmark401
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

Myers, Thora Wallis
United Kingdom
Born 9 January 1908 in London
Died April 1986 in Cheshire

Did not marry. Active in the mid-1920s. One of the seven children of the renowned journalist and writer on lawn tennis, Arthur Wallis Myers, Thora took part in some lawn tennis tournaments in the mid-1920s, notably at the Carlton Club tournament held in Cannes in early February 1926, where Suzanne Lengeln beat Helen Wills in a legendary final.

In later life Thora's youngest sibling, Prudence (1918-2010), an artist and teacher, wrote a tribute to their father entitled 'Arthur Wallis Myers - A Testament to Tennis". It was privately published in 2004.
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Yesterday 03:06 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

ENZEN,HEIDI

www.tennisforum.com/25392594-post618.html

Googling Madame Heidi ENZEN-OETIKER -Deces gives pdf that she died on 28th February 2015 in her 95th year in Lausanne. I think it is the tennis player as she was based in Lausanne.
May 3rd, 2016 10:52 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Elena Lehmann at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69858161-post3986.html
Added Sandy Stap at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69893961-post3987.html

Updated Monica Giorgi at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25414578-post725.html
Updated Sue Stap at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69308425-post3959.html
May 3rd, 2016 12:11 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Margareta Bonstrom at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771649-post3982.html
Added Margaret Knott (nee Osborne) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771681-post3985.html
Added Ingrid Metzner at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771657-post3983.html
Added Madeleine Pegel at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771665-post3984.html
May 2nd, 2016 08:07 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

DONNA STOCKTON
United States
Born 26.6.1955 in New York
Married Roup

Winner: 1977 New South Wales Hardcourt Championships,
May 2nd, 2016 08:01 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entries

Two sisters:
http://tribappstest.s3-website-us-ea...-starlets#text

SUSIE "Sue" STAP
United States
Born 3 June 1954
Married ?

Winner: 1974 Jacksonville, 1977 Sioux City
RU: 1976 San Antonio


SANDY STAP
United States
Born 1 May 1956
Married Clifton

Sandy Clifton | Sandy Clifton | KoenigRubloff

Winner: 1975 Pennsylvania and Eastern States Championships
RU: 1975 San Antonio

Added
May 2nd, 2016 07:21 PM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

New entry

CARRIE FLEMING
United States
Born 26.10.1957
Married Cromartie

She is sister of Laurie.
May 2nd, 2016 05:51 PM
LKK
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

There is some nice info on Laurie and Carrie Fleming, and Jeanne Evert here:

Hi, Mom - Happy Holiday Tennis Was Their Childhood Bond. Now They Share Another Joy - Motherhood. - tribunedigital-sunsentinel
May 1st, 2016 09:38 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

LEHMANN,ELENA
Argentina

Born 23rd May 1926 Berlin Germany

Played singles French 1952and Wimbledon 1952 and 1954.

Awarded damages of $5,866 as a result of injuries sustained in car accident at Wimbledon 1954. Forced to retire from tennis as a result.

Sources Ancestry? | Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records
New York passenger lists 1820 to 1957 Copenhagen to New York arrive 29th May 1956
Florida Passenger Lists 1898 to 1963 arrive Miami 5th November 1958

Added
May 1st, 2016 08:33 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE
www.tennisforum.com/25414578-post725.html

GIORGI, MONICA

Add Birthplace Livorno Italy

Married Mr. Cerutti

Source google Monica Giorgi- Spazio Tennis article 21st May 2014 in Italian

Added
May 1st, 2016 08:12 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

KNOTT,MARGARET Mrs.
England

Nee Lucy Margaret Osborne

Born Q3 1919 Birmingham

Married Basil W. Knott 25th January 1947 Birmingham

Played singles Wimbledon 1949 to 1952.

Also captain of England's World Table Tennis Champions 1946/47 and non playing captain 1947/48.
England Open table tennis champion 1934 and 1935.

Sources Ancestry? | Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records
Wedding date English table tennis Magazine February 1947.
Table tennis results from Sport International Book 1960

Added
May 1st, 2016 08:00 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE
Name but no link

PEGEL,MADELEINE
Sweden

Born 19th July 1944

Later Mrs Von Kothen

Played singles French Championships 1966 and 1967.
Still active on WTA tour in 1973.

Sources ITF tennis Website
Tennis | Wermdö Golf & Country Club

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May 1st, 2016 02:50 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Ulla Hultkrantz at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771633-post3980.html
Added Ebba Leijonhufvud at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771641-post3981.html
Added Leigh-Anne Thompson at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771625-post3979.html

Updated Gertrude Kornfeld at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25451282-post1074.html (added date of death)
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