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Re: Biographies of Female Tennis Players

WALSH, SHARON (Sharon Ann Walsh)
United States
Born 24 February 1952 in San Francisco, California
Married (1) Michael Henry Pete, 20 April 1985 in Sausalito, California
Married (2) Steve Nixon Arnold on 2 July 2007 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Height: 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
[Active 1969 to 1990]

A dangerous doubles player, where she was for several years a world top tenner. Walsh won at least 30 doubles titles in over two decades on the tour. 1982 finalist at the US Open with Barbara Potter-she was an 8 time doubles semifinalist in the four slams.

In singles Sharon reached the finals of the Australian Open in 1979. She lost the final 6-3 6-3 to Barbara Jordan.

Played as Walsh-Pete after marriage. Her name is also given as Sharon Walsh-Arnold by wikipedia. Sharon Walsh is now married to Steve Arnold and lives in Colorado Springs. She is a tennis teacher at the Broadmoor Hotel.

Highest singles ranking: #22 in February of 1982.




Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharon_Walsh

Sharon Walsh et Pat Bostrom - Le blog des archives du tennis feminin

Source:
http://www.broadmoor.com/egallery/up...f--revised.pdf

Steven Arnold is an ex Navy and Air Force man (estimated year of birth around 1938?) who founded a real estate company in 1964.

Source: page 91 (second half) of 526 pages in:
http://03743c6.netsolhost.com/USNA_1...B_Complete.pdf

[Thanks to Vinkje83 for help with this biography]

Last edited by Rollo; Oct 27th, 2016 at 01:00 PM.
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