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Old Jul 25th, 2004, 08:46 AM   #4
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11. Other 19th Century GS Champs
Lena Rice (W-S-1890); Bertha Townsend (U- S- 1888, 89; D- 1889); Ellen Roosevelt (U- S-1890; D-1890; M-1893); Aline Terry (U- S-1893; D-1893); Helen Hellwig (U- S-1894; D- 1894, 95); Marion Jones (U- S-1899, 1902; D-1902; M-1901); Myrtle McAteer (U- S-1900; D- 1899-1901); Margarette Ballard (U-D-1889); Grace Roosevelt (U-D-1890); W.F. Morgan (U-D-1891); A.M. McKinlay (U-D-1892); Hattie Butler (U-D-1893); Kathleen Atkinson (U-D- 1897, 98); Jane Craven (U-D-1899); Laura Henson (U-M-1897); Carrie B. Neely (U- D- 1903, 05, 07; M-1898); Elizabeth Rastall (U-M-1899)

12. The Olympics
The 2nd modern Olympiad in 1900 heralded the dawn of a new century. It was also the first to include women participants. And tennis was at the forefront, crowning the first woman gold medalist in Olympic history. For a list of all of the medalists, and most of the draws, check the Olympics thread in the Grand Slam Results forum.

13. Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers
GS titles won: W-S- 1903, 04, 06, 10, 11, 13, 14

Broke Bingley's record of most Wimbledon singles crowns, claiming 7.

14. May Sutton Bundy
GS titles won: W- S- 1905, 07; U- S- 1904; D-1904

First foreign winner of Wimbledon. First player to win Wimbledon and the US Nationals, and first to hold both titles simultaneously. Mother of the prolific Dorothy "Dodo" Bundy Cheney.

15. Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman
GS titles won: W- D- 1924; U- S- 1909-11, 19; D- 1909-11, 15, 24, 28; M- 1909-11, 15, 18, 20

Did not lose a match at the US Nationals in any event from 1909-1911, winning the "triple" 3 straight years. Most famous for founding a women's equivalent to Davis Cup, which bore her name.

Did you know-- during a Wightman Cup match she coached, one of her players wore some color trim on her otherwise all-white outfit. When the player lost, Wightman was convinced it was the color that threw her off her game.

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