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post #4543 of (permalink) Old Sep 24th, 2017, 03:42 PM
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Re: Biographies of Female Tennis Players

Great Britain
Born 17 May 1957 Wimbledon.
[Active 1973-1978]

Daughter of Tony and Joy Mottram (nee Gannon). Mention is made of Linda in Joy's bio. Brother is Buster Mottram.

Active on the circuit from 1973 to 1978 playing in 8 Grand Slam singles winning 5 matches. Reached the 3rd round of Wimbledon in 1975 and Australia in 1975 where she lost to Evonne Goolagong. Singles finalist at 1975 New Zealand Open where she lost to Evonne Goolagong. Linda ended 195 ranked #56 in the world.

In June 2010, it was reported she was practicing on the Centre court at Wimbledon in a series of "play test" matches to test the court, scoreboards and Hawkeye.

Source 1983 Encyclopedia of Tennis.

[Thanks to Rosamund for this information]

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