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Re: Biographies of Female Tennis Players

DIMOND, JENNY
Australia
Born 13 November 1955 in Sydney, New South Wales
Married Alvin Gardiner in 1976
Height: 5' 7"
Played: Righthanded
[Active 1973-1976, 1978-1978]

Won minor events at Wolverhampton and Llanelli in 1974. Ranked #17 in Australia for 1974.
Finalist at Western Australian in Perth in early 1980.

Competed at Wimbledon from 1974 to 1976. Her best result in a slam came at Wimbledon in 1975, where she lost 6-2 6-4 in the last 16 to eventual finalist Evonne Goolagong.

Grew up in Caringbah, NSW. Coached by Ross Sherriff and her father , a former rugby league player.

Dropped off tour after marriage to return in 1978 under her maiden name.

Sources:

1980 WTA Media Guide. Page 155.
http://tennishistory.com.au/2010/02/...ngs-men-women/


[Thanks to Jimbo and Rollo for this information]

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