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Alumnae Reunion Gallery

A host of Grand Slam goddesses, including six Wimbledon champions, attended the 2010 European Alumnae and Friends Reunion in London.

Published June 29, 2010 12:00

The London home of former Swedish No.1 Ingrid Bentzer provided a quintessentially English setting for the 2010 European Alumnae and Friends Reunion.
The London home of former Swedish No.1 Ingrid Bentzer provided a quintessentially English setting for the 2010 European Alumnae and Friends Reunion.
Former world No.1 and two-time US Open champion Tracy Austin dressed for the party in camouflage gear.
Former world No.1 and two-time US Open champion Tracy Austin dressed for the party in camouflage gear.
Slovenia's Mima Jausovec, French Open champion in 1977, didn't eat all the strawberries by herself.
Slovenia's Mima Jausovec, French Open champion in 1977, didn't eat all the strawberries by herself.
Collages of friends present and absent were sprinkled around the garden.
Collages of friends present and absent were sprinkled around the garden.
Aussie Liz Smylie, the Tour's Kathleen Stroia, Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel and 1977 Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade posed under a pergola.
Aussie Liz Smylie, the Tour's Kathleen Stroia, Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel and 1977 Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade posed under a pergola.
Wade found a riverside vantage point to take some snapshots of her own.
Wade found a riverside vantage point to take some snapshots of her own.
Giulia Orlandi, Pam Whytcross, Clare Wood and Melanie Tabb supervised proceedings from a bench.
Giulia Orlandi, Pam Whytcross, Clare Wood and Melanie Tabb supervised proceedings from a bench.
Former doubles partners Elise Burgin and Ros Fairbank-Nideffer stole away for a catch-up chat.
Former doubles partners Elise Burgin and Ros Fairbank-Nideffer stole away for a catch-up chat.
1994 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez was interviewed by the Tennis Channel; Eve Short and Nicole Pratt; emcee Pam Shriver.
1994 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez was interviewed by the Tennis Channel; Eve Short and Nicole Pratt; emcee Pam Shriver.
WTA founder Billie Jean King held court, despite recently undergoing double knee surgery.
WTA founder Billie Jean King held court, despite recently undergoing double knee surgery.
Wimbledon legend Martina Navratilova, event hostess Ingrid Bentzer and Tour publicity pioneer Jeanie Brinkman Evans (right) enjoyed the speeches.
Wimbledon legend Martina Navratilova, event hostess Ingrid Bentzer and Tour publicity pioneer Jeanie Brinkman Evans (right) enjoyed the speeches.
1969 Wimbledon champion Ann Jones received the inaugural Georgina Clark Mother Award.
1969 Wimbledon champion Ann Jones received the inaugural Georgina Clark Mother Award.
The Wimbledon singles champions in attendance thanked AELTC chairman Tim Phillips for his support of women's tennis.
The Wimbledon singles champions in attendance thanked AELTC chairman Tim Phillips for his support of women's tennis.
On the eve of Wimbledon in 1973, players bunkered down at the Gloucester Hotel for talks that led to the creation of the WTA. Several of the protagonists were present at the reunion.
On the eve of Wimbledon in 1973, players bunkered down at the Gloucester Hotel for talks that led to the creation of the WTA. Several of the protagonists were present at the reunion.
Her microphone duties over, Shriver shared a joke with Rinaldi Stunkel and Burgin.
Her microphone duties over, Shriver shared a joke with Rinaldi Stunkel and Burgin.
Tour CEO Stacey Allaster with Alan Bergstrom and Dr Tim Wood of Tour sponsor USANA.
Tour CEO Stacey Allaster with Alan Bergstrom and Dr Tim Wood of Tour sponsor USANA.
1970s trailblazer Trish Bostrom and former Wimbledon finalists Olga Morozova and Betty Stove readied for their close-ups.
1970s trailblazer Trish Bostrom and former Wimbledon finalists Olga Morozova and Betty Stove readied for their close-ups.
London 2010: The official group portrait.
London 2010: The official group portrait.
All shook up: The collapse of a bench prompted a variety of reactions. No tennis legends were harmed in the making of this picture.
All shook up: The collapse of a bench prompted a variety of reactions. No tennis legends were harmed in the making of this picture.
Supersized flowers added a touch of fantasy.
Supersized flowers added a touch of fantasy.
  • The London home of former Swedish No.1 Ingrid Bentzer provided a quintessentially English setting for the 2010 European Alumnae and Friends Reunion.
  • Former world No.1 and two-time US Open champion Tracy Austin dressed for the party in camouflage gear.
  • Slovenia's Mima Jausovec, French Open champion in 1977, didn't eat all the strawberries by herself.
  • Collages of friends present and absent were sprinkled around the garden.
  • Aussie Liz Smylie, the Tour's Kathleen Stroia, Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel and 1977 Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade posed under a pergola.
  • Wade found a riverside vantage point to take some snapshots of her own.
  • Giulia Orlandi, Pam Whytcross, Clare Wood and Melanie Tabb supervised proceedings from a bench.
  • Former doubles partners Elise Burgin and Ros Fairbank-Nideffer stole away for a catch-up chat.
  • 1994 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez was interviewed by the Tennis Channel; Eve Short and Nicole Pratt; emcee Pam Shriver.
  • WTA founder Billie Jean King held court, despite recently undergoing double knee surgery.
  • Wimbledon legend Martina Navratilova, event hostess Ingrid Bentzer and Tour publicity pioneer Jeanie Brinkman Evans (right) enjoyed the speeches.
  • 1969 Wimbledon champion Ann Jones received the inaugural Georgina Clark Mother Award.
  • The Wimbledon singles champions in attendance thanked AELTC chairman Tim Phillips for his support of women's tennis.
  • On the eve of Wimbledon in 1973, players bunkered down at the Gloucester Hotel for talks that led to the creation of the WTA. Several of the protagonists were present at the reunion.
  • Her microphone duties over, Shriver shared a joke with Rinaldi Stunkel and Burgin.
  • Tour CEO Stacey Allaster with Alan Bergstrom and Dr Tim Wood of Tour sponsor USANA.
  • 1970s trailblazer Trish Bostrom and former Wimbledon finalists Olga Morozova and Betty Stove readied for their close-ups.
  • London 2010: The official group portrait.
  • All shook up: The collapse of a bench prompted a variety of reactions. No tennis legends were harmed in the making of this picture.
  • Supersized flowers added a touch of fantasy.
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