SINGLESWinner (55): 1968 - US Open, Bloemfontein-RSA, Bournemouth, East London-RSA, Dewar Cup-Crystal Palace; 1969 - Cape Town-RSA, Hoylake, Dewar-Perth, Dewar-Stalybridge, Dewar-Aberavon, Dewar-Crystal Palace, East London-RSA; 1970 - German Indoors, West Berlin Open, Irish Open, Stalybridge, Aberavon; 1971 - (9) Cape Town, Catania Open, Rome, Newport-Wales, Cincinatti, Dewar-Billingham, Dewar-Aberavon, Dewar Cup Final-London, Clean Air Classic-NY; 1972 - Australian Open, VS Indoors-Mass., Merion, Buenos Aires; 1973 - Dallas, Bournemouth, Dewar-Aberavon, Dewar-Edinburgh, Dewar-Billingham, Dewar Cup Final-Albert Hall; 1974 - VS Chicago, Bournemouth, VS Phoenix, Dewar-Edinburgh, Dewar Cup-London; 1975 - VS Dallas, VS Philadelphia, Paris Indoors , Eastbourne, Dewar Cup, Stockholm; 1976 - US Indoors, Dewar Cup; 1977 - Wimbledon, World Invitational Hilton Head, Tokyo Sillook; 1978 - Mahwah, Tokyo Sillook, Florida Open.ADDITIONALBritish Fed Cup Team 1967-83. British Wightman Cup Team 1965-85.
Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1989...Voted WTA Tour Player of the Year for 1977 after fulfilling lifetime goal by winning Wimbledon...Won 1977 Wimbledon on 17th try under the most dramatic of circumstances for a Briton, as she played before Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee marking 25 years of reign, and it was also the Wimbledon Centenary; defeated defending champion Chris Evert in semifinals and Betty Stove in final…No. 4 on Open Era match wins list with 839…Ranked in Top 10 continuously from 1967-1979...In 1982, became first woman ever elected to Wimbledon Committee; remains very active...Won US Open in first year of Open Tennis in 1968; defeated Billie Jean King 64 64...As an amateur, won first Open Era tournament, held in Bournmouth, England, in 1968...Played Fed Cup 18 years for Great Britain and Wightman Cup 21 years...Recipient of 2002 Fed Cup Award of Excellence.
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