Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson

Rezumat

Althea Gibson (25 august 1927-28 septembrie 2003; Silver, South Carolina, SUA) a fost o jucătoare de tenis americană. A câștigat 11 titluri de Mare Șlem, 5 la simplu, 5 la dublu și 1 la dublu mixt.

Turnee de Mare Șlem

Simplu (5)

Australian Open          finalistă (1) în 1957

French Open (1)          1956

Wimbledon (2)            1957, 1958

US Open (2)                1957, 1958

Dublu (5)

Australian Open (1)    1957 (cu Shirley Fry)

French Open (1)          1956 (cu Angela Buxton)

Wimbledon (3)            1956 (cu Angela Buxton), 1957 (cu Darlene Hard), 1958 (cu Maria Bueno)

US Open                      finalistă (2) în 1957 (cu Darlene Hard), 1958 (cu Maria Bueno)

Dublu mixt (1)

Australian Open          semifinalistă (1) în 1957

Wimbledon                 finalistă (3) în 1956 (cu Gardnar Mulloy), 1957 (cu Neale Fraser), 1958 (cu Kurt Nielsen)

US Open (1)               1957 (cu Kurt Nielsen)

Finale de Grand Slam

Simplu

7 (5 titluri, 2 locuri 2)

Result  Year    Tournament     Surface            Opponent        Score

Win     1956    French Championships            Clay     United Kingdom Angela Mortimer    6–0, 12–10

Loss     1956    US Championships     Grass   United States Shirley Fry       3–6, 4–6

Loss     1957    Australian Championships      Grass   United States Shirley Fry Irvin           3–6, 4–6

Win     1957    Wimbledon     Grass   United States Darlene Hard   6–3, 6–2

Win     1957    US Championships     Grass   United States Louise Brough Clapp   6–3, 6–2

Win     1958    Wimbledon (2)            Grass   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer    8–6, 6–2

Win     1958    US Championships (2)            Grass   United States Darlene Hard   3–6, 6–1, 6–2

Dublu

7 (5 titluri, 2 locuri 2)

Result  Year    Tournament     Surface            Partner Opponents       Score

Win     1956    French Championships            Clay     United Kingdom Angela Buxton       United States Darlene Hard

United States Dorothy Head Knode  6–8, 8–6, 6–1

Win     1956    Wimbledon     Grass   United Kingdom Angela Buxton       Australia Fay Muller

Australia Daphne Seeney        6–1, 8–6

Win     1957    Australian Championships      Grass   United States Shirley Fry       Australia Mary Bevis Hawton

Australia Fay Muller   6–2, 6–1

Win     1957    Wimbledon (2)            Grass   United States Darlene Hard   Australia Mary Bevis Hawton

Australia Thelma Coyne Long            6–1, 6–2

Loss     1957    US Championships     Grass   United States Darlene Hard   United States Louise Brough Clapp

United States Margaret Osborne duPont       2–6, 5–7

Win     1958    Wimbledon (3)            Grass   Brazil Maria Bueno     United States Margaret Osborne duPont

United States Margaret Varner Bloss 6–3, 7–5

Loss     1958    US Championships     Grass   Brazil Maria Bueno     United States Darlene Hard

United States Jeanne Arth      6–2, 3–6, 4–6

Dublu mixt

4 (1 titlu, 3 locuri 2)

Result  Year    Tournament     Surface            Partner Opponents       Score

Loss     1956    Wimbledon     Grass   United States Gardnar Mulloy           United States Shirley Fry

United States Vic Seixas        6–2, 2–6, 5–7

Loss     1957    Wimbledon     Grass   Australia Neale Fraser United States Darlene Hard

Australia Mervyn Rose           4–6, 5–7

Win     1957    US Championships     Grass   Denmark Kurt Nielsen            United States Darlene Hard

Australia Robert Howe           6–3, 9–7

Loss     1958    Wimbledon     Grass   Denmark Kurt Nielsen            Australia Lorraine Coghlan Green

Australia Robert Howe           3–6, 11–13

Bibliografie

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