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Re: Biographies of Female Tennis Players

RICE, VIRGINIA (Virginia Bingham Rice)
United States
Born 14 March 1911 in Winchester, Massachuesetts
Died 22 January 2008
Married Melvin "Mel" Maynard Johnson, Jr., (1909-1965), 10 October 1934 in Brookline, Mass.
[Active 1920s-at least 1942]

Triple Champion of Bermuda in 1933.
She had 4 children (Melvin M. 3rd., Edward R., Byron B., and a daughter Gail V. Johnson), returning to play between pregnancies.

Virginia entered Forest Hills numerous times, but only entered Wimbledon in 1933 and 1934.

Favourite stroke: backhand.
Other recreations: badminton,golf,table tennis.



Sources:
Melvin M. Johnson - Biography
https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/...alth:3t947874w

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