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Women tennis stars : biographies and records of champions, 1800s to today

Author: Dennis J Phillips
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This reference work covers the careers of 35 champions who made significant contributions to the sport both on and off the court. The book features photos, statistics and records of each player"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Phillips, Dennis J., 1947-
Women tennis stars.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009
(OCoLC)609174775
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis J Phillips
ISBN: 9780786435289 0786435283
OCLC Number: 276514859
Description: x, 260 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Profiles of champions: Lottie Dod (Charlotte Dod) --
Dorothea Douglass (Dorothea Katherine Douglass Lambert Chambers) --
Molla Mallory (Anna Margarethe Bjurstedt Mallory) --
May Sutton (May Godfray Sutton Bundy) --
Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (Hazel Virginia Hotchkiss Wightman) --
Suzanne Lenglen (Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen) --
Helen Wills (Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark) --
Helen Jacobs (Helen Hull Jacobs) --
Alice Marble --
Margaret Osborne duPont (Margaret Evelyn Osborn duPont) --
Pauline Betz (Pauline May Betz Addie) --
Louise Brough (Althea Louise Brough Clapp) --
Doris Jane Hart --
Shirley Fry (Shirley June Fry Irvin) --
Althea Gibson --
Maureen Connolly (Maureen Catherine Connolly Brinker) --
Darlene Ruth Hard --
Maria Bueno (Maria Ester Andion Bueno) --
Margaret Smith (Margaret Smith Court) --
Billie Jean King (Billie Jean Moffitt King) --
Virginia Wade (Sarah Virginia Wade) --
Evonne Goolagong (Evonne Fay Goolagong Cawley) --
Chris Evert (Christine Marie Evert) --
Martina Navratilova --
Hana Mandlikova --
Tracy Austin --
Jana Novotna --
Steffi Graf --
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario --
Monica Seles --
Lindsay Davenport --
Venus Williams --
Martina Hingis --
Serena Williams --
Justine Henin.
Responsibility: Dennis J. Phillips ; foreword by Bud Collins.

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