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-- b.10/29/1898 d.1/28/1971 (72)Tennis Player
-- b.11/16/1963Tennis Player, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: RN: Zina Lynna GarrisonMisc: Olympic-gold/bronze-1988
-- b.2/19/1998 N.S.Tennis Player, German
-- b.7/26/1954 d.9/18/1994 (40)Tennis PlayerNames/Places: b. in BrooklynMisc: By means of his court-sweeping speed, precision shots, and dependable forehand, ranked among the top 10 professional tennis players from 1977 to 1982; he won only one Grand Slam event, however, the 1977 Australian Open singles title.
-- b.8/25/1927 d.9/28/2003 (76)Tennis PlayerMisc: 2X U.S. & Wimbledon singles champ; won both Wimbledon and U.S. championships in 1957 and '58; first black to play in either tourney and first to win each title.
-- b.8/9/1961Author, Tennis Commentator, Tennis Player
-- b.12/12/1968Tennis Player, French
-- b.8/3/1937Tennis Player, Spanish
Kathleen McKane "Kitty" Godfree
-- b.5/7/1896 N.S. d.6/19/1992 N.S. (96)Tennis Player, EnglishMisc: Wimbledon 1924, 26
-- b.2/27/1960Tennis Player, Ecuadorian
Richard "Pancho" González
-- b.5/9/1928 N.S. d.7/3/1995 N.S. (67)Tennis PlayerNames/Places: b. in Los Angeles, CAMisc: had a bad temper; won consecutive U.S. Championships in 1947-48 before turning pro at 21; dominated pro tour from 1950-61; in 1969 at age 41, played longest Wimbledon match ever (5:12) beating Charlie Pasarell 22-24,1-6,16-14,6-3,11-9.
Evonne Fay Goolagong-Cawley
-- b.7/31/1951Tennis Player, AustralianMisc: won the Australian Open 4 times, Wimbledon twice (1971-79), French once.
-- b.1/2/1868 d.12/1/1928 (60)Tennis Player
-- b.6/13/1973Tennis Player, Argentine
-- b.1/27/1952Tennis PlayerMisc: Wimbeldon Doubles 1976
-- b.6/24/1943 d.11/19/2008 (65)Tennis Player
-- b.11/4/1943Tennis Player
-- b.6/14/1969Tennis Player, Olympic Athlete, West GermanMisc: won Grand Slam and Olympic gold medal in 1988 at age 19; won three of four majors in 1993 and Australian Open in '94; her 15 Grand Slam titles include 6 at Wimbledon, 4 Australian, 4 U.S., and 3 French Opens.
-- b.3/23/1975Tennis Player, Italian
Bryan "Bitsy" Grant
-- b.12/25/1909 d.6/5/1986 (76)Tennis Player
-- b.12/31/1927 d.9/6/1983 (55)Tennis Player
-- b.1/19/1888 d.3/28/1973 (85)Tennis Player
-- b.9/8/1951 d.5/3/1995 (43)Tennis PlayerNames/Places: Tom's twin
Nancy Richey Gunter
-- b.8/23/1942Tennis PlayerNames/Places: RN:Nancy RicheyMisc: U.S. Open Doubles 1965, 66
-- b.6/24/1969Tennis Player
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