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Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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)
Apr 30th, 2016 08:55 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

METZNER,INGRID
Brazil

Born c. 1936/37 Rio De Janeiro
Married Mr. Drechsler.

Played singles French and Wimbledon 1956 becoming the first Brazilian female to appear in these championships.
Won singles at Malvern 1956.

Also won bronze medal at Pan American championships in 1955.

Returned home brought up family and gave up tennis until 1977.

Source google brought up article Esporte Clube Pinheiros translation
from Portugese to English.
Apr 30th, 2016 08:13 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

BONSTROM,(GERTRUD) MARGARETA
Sweden

Born 7th April 1929 Saffle,Sweden

Played singles 6 times in Grand slams between 1952 and 1958. Best was 3rd round of Wimbledon 1954 and US Championships 1957.

Source. 1983 International Who's Who of Tennis
Apr 30th, 2016 07:16 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

LEIJONHUFVUD,EBBA
Sweden

Born 28th June 1944

Played singles French Championships 1967

Source Date of Birth from itftennis.com senior players lists

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Apr 30th, 2016 07:10 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

UPDATE

KORNFELD,GERTRUDE

www.tennisforum.com/25451282-post1074.html

Add Died 5th December 2014 Alexandria,Virginia,USA

Source GERTRUDE KORNFELD Obituary - Washington, DC | The Washington Post

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Apr 30th, 2016 06:47 PM
ROSAMUND
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

NEW ENTRY

HULTKRANTZ,ULLA
Sweden

Born 11th December 1936 Lidingo, Stockholm
Played singles Wimbledon 1959 losing in 1st round to eventual runner up Darlene Hard.

Source Swedish birth records 1860- 1941 within Ancestry? | Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History Records
It is in Swedish but googling Brita Hultkranz (her mother) will produce an article dated 8th October 2009 when she was 100.They were a sporty family.

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Apr 30th, 2016 12:11 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Marie Diemer Kool (nee de Bloeme) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771577-post3978.html
Added Grace van Lennep (nee Robinson) at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771513-post3977.html
Apr 29th, 2016 10:15 PM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Added Joan Cross at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771497-post3976.html
Added Marie Fourie at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771489-post3975.html
Added Joan Johnson at: http://www.tennisforum.com/69771441-post3974.html

Updated Mary McAnally at: http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-...l#post67600961 (added date od death)
Apr 29th, 2016 07:36 AM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
Updated Helen Jackson at: http://www.tennisforum.com/25449154-post987.html (added a photo)
Her photo is present 2 times.

thank you my eyes and ears-fixed
Apr 29th, 2016 07:23 AM
Jimbo109
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

Quote:
Originally Posted by LKK View Post
Was her maiden name Webb ? - It's quite unclear in her bio.

http://www.tennisforum.com/64147825-post3761.html

Well found LKK-she was Ida Knight-and played under that name.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
Updated Ida Kitchen at: http://www.tennisforum.com/64147825-post3761.html (previously listed as Potts-a name she did not play under)
Her maiden name is Knight or Kitchen? You have written both. Kitchen
Apr 29th, 2016 02:54 AM
Rollo
Re: Blast Encyclopedia of Female Tennis Players

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leigh-Anne_Thompson

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