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post #6 of (permalink) Old May 14th, 2019, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Jeanne Matthey

What a story!

The article states "After spending four years at the front, during which time she became a head nurse, Jeanne returned to Paris on suffering serious wounds to her right arm, which would prevent her from holding a racquet and playing tennis again."

She did compete at the French again in 1924, but was quickly beaten 6-1 6-0 in the round.

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