Margaret Osborne duPont

Margaret Osborne duPont

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Margaret Osborne duPont. Autor: neidentificat. Licență: Domeniul Public.

Margaret Osborne duPont (4 martie 1918-24 octombrie 2012; Joseph, Oregon, SUA) este una dintre cele mai mari jucătoare din istorie. A câștigat 37 titluri de Mare Șlem, 6 la simplu, 21 la dublu și 10 la dublu mixt. Deține numeroase recorduri mondiale.

Turnee de Mare Șlem (37)

Simplu (6)

French Open (2)          1946, 1949

Wimbledon (1)            1947

US Open (3)                1948, 1949, 1950

Dublu (21)

French Open (3)          1946, 1947, 1949

Wimbledon (5)            1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1954

US Open (13)              1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1957

Dublu mixt (10)

French Open:              semifinalistă (1) în 1951

Wimbledon (1)            1962

US Open (9)                1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960

Finale de Grand Slam

Simplu

(6 titluri, 4 locuri 2)

Result  Year    Tournament     Surface            Opponent        Score

Runner-up       1944    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Pauline Betz     6–3, 8–6

Winner 1946    French Championships            Clay     United States Pauline Betz     1–6, 8–6, 7–5

Winner 1947    Wimbledon     Grass   United States Doris Hart        6–2, 6–4

Runner-up       1947    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Louise Brough 6–8, 6–4, 1–6

Winner 1948    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Louise Brough 4–6, 6–4, 15–13

Winner 1949    French Championships (2)      Clay     France Nelly Adamson-Landry          7–5, 6–2

Runner-up       1949    Wimbledon     Grass   United States Louise Brough 8–10, 6–1, 8–10

Winner 1949    U.S. Championships (2)          Grass   United States Doris Hart        6–3, 6–1

Runner-up       1950    Wimbledon     Grass   United States Louise Brough 1–6, 6–3, 1–6

Winner 1950    U.S. Championships (3)          Grass   United States Doris Hart        6–4, 6–3

Dublu

(21 titluri, 6 locuri 2)

Result  Year    Tournament     Surface            Partner Opponents       Score

Winner 1941    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Sarah Palfrey    United States Dorothy Bundy

United States Pauline Betz     3–6, 6–1, 6–4

Winner 1942    U.S. Championships (2)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Doris Hart        2–6, 7–5, 6–0

Winner 1943    U.S. Championships (3)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Doris Hart        6–4, 6–3

Winner 1944    U.S. Championships (4)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Doris Hart        4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Winner 1945    U.S. Championships (5)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Doris Hart        6–3, 6–3

Winner 1946    Wimbledon Championships    Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Doris Hart        6–3, 2–6, 6–3

Winner 1946    French Championships            Clay     United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Doris Hart        6–4, 0–6, 6–1

Winner 1946    U.S. Championships (6)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pat Canning Todd

United States Mary Arnold Prentiss   6–1, 6–3

Runner-up       1947    Wimbledon Championships    Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Pat Canning Todd        3–6, 6–4, 7–5

Winner 1947    French Championships (2)      Clay     United States Louise Brough United States Pauline Betz

United States Pat Canning Todd        7–5, 6–2

Winner 1947    U.S. Championships (7)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pat Canning Todd

United States Doris Hart        5–7, 6–3, 7–5

Winner 1948    Wimbledon Championships (2)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Pat Canning Todd        6–3, 3–6, 6–3

Winner 1948    U.S. Championships (8)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Pat Canning Todd

United States Doris Hart        6–4, 8–10, 6–1

Winner 1949    French Championships (3)      Clay     United States Louise Brough United Kingdom Joy Gannon

United Kingdom Betty Hilton           7–5, 6–1

Winner 1949    Wimbledon Championships (3)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Gussy Moran

United States Pat Canning Todd        8–6, 7–5

Winner 1949    U.S. Championships (9)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Shirley Fry       6–4, 10–8

Runner-up       1950    French Championships            Clay     United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Shirley Fry       1–6, 7–5, 6–2

Winner 1950    Wimbledon Championships (4)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Shirley Fry

United States Doris Hart        6–4, 5–7, 6–1

Winner 1950    U.S. Championships (10)        Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Shirley Fry       6–2, 6–3

Runner-up       1951    Wimbledon Championships    Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Shirley Fry

United States Doris Hart        6–3, 13–11

Runner-up       1953    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Shirley Fry       6–2, 7–9, 9–7

Winner 1954    Wimbledon Championships (5)          Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Shirley Fry

United States Doris Hart        4–6, 9–7, 6–3

Runner-up       1954    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Shirley Fry       6–4, 6–4

Winner 1955    U.S. Championships (11)        Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart

United States Shirley Fry       6–3, 1–6, 6–3

Winner 1956    U.S. Championships (12)        Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Betty Rosenquest Pratt

United States Shirley Fry       6–3, 6–0

Winner 1957    U.S. Championships (13)        Grass   United States Louise Brough United States Althea Gibson

United States Darlene Hard   6–2, 7–5

Runner-up       1958    Wimbledon Championships (5)          Grass   United States Margaret Varner            Brazil Maria Bueno

United States Althea Gibson  3–6, 5–7

Dublu mixt

(10 titluri, 4 locuri 2)

Result  Year    Tournament     Surface            Partner Opponents       Score

Winner 1943    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Bill Talbert       United States Pauline Betz

United States Pancho Segura 10–6, 6–4

Winner 1944    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Bill Talbert       United States Dorothy Bundy

United States Don McNeill    6–2, 6–3

Winner 1945    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Bill Talbert       United States Doris Hart

United States Bob Falkenberg            6–4, 6–4

Winner 1946    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Bill Talbert       United States Louise Brough

United States Robert Kimbrell           6–3, 6–4

Runner-up       1948    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Bill Talbert       United States Louise Brough

United States Tom Brown      4–6, 4–6

Runner-up       1949    U.S. Championships   Grass   United States Bill Talbert       United States Louise Brough

South Africa Eric Sturgess     6–4, 3–6, 5–7

Winner 1950    U.S. Championships   Grass   Australia Ken McGregor        United States Doris Hart

Australia Frank Sedgman       6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Runner-up       1954    Wimbledon     Grass   Australia Ken Rosewall          United States Doris Hart

United States Vic Seixas        7–5, 4–6, 3–6

Runner-up       1954    U.S. Championships   Grass   Australia Ken Rosewall          United States Doris Hart

United States Vic Seixas        6–4, 1–6, 1–6

Winner 1956    U.S. Championships   Grass   Australia Ken Rosewall          United States Darlene Hard

Australia Lew Hoad   9–7, 6–1

Winner 1958    U.S. Championships   Grass   Australia Neale Fraser Brazil Maria Bueno

United States Alex Olmedo   6–3, 3–6, 9–7

Winner 1959    U.S. Championships   Grass   Australia Neale Fraser United States Janet Hopps

Australia Bob Mark    7–5, 13–15, 6–2

Winner 1960    U.S. Championships   Grass   Australia Neale Fraser Brazil Maria Bueno

Mexico Antonio Palafox         6–3, 6–2

Winner 1962    Wimbledon     Grass   Australia Neale Fraser United Kingdom Ann Haydon

United States Dennis Ralston 2–6, 6–3, 13–11

Recorduri și performanțe

Este pe locul al 4-lea în lume la trofee de Grand Slam câștigate, după Court (62), Navratilova (59) și Serena Williams (39).

A câștigat cele mai multe titluri la US Nationals (25) (record feminin și masculin). Este urmată de Navratilova (16). La masculin, Bill Tilden conduce clasamentul, cu 16 titluri.

A câștigat 20 titluri de Mare Șlem cu Louise Brough.(record). Au fost egalate mai târziu de Navratilova și Pam Shriver.

A câștigat 13 titluri US Nationals la dublu, 12 cu Louise Brough (record). Navratilova-Shiver, Doris Hart-Shirley Fry și Sarah Palfrey-Alice Marble au câte 4. Navratilova are 9 US Open la dublu.

DuPont și Brough au câștigat 12 din cele 14 US Nationals la care au participat și au câștigat 58 din 60 meciuri.

10 dintre titlurile la dublu au fost câștigate consecutiv (1941-50).(record). Nicio altă echipă nu a reușit să ajungă la 5 titluri consecutive.

A fost cea mai vârstnică jucătoare care câștigă la dublu mixt, la 44 ani, cu Neale Fraser, la Wimbledon, în 1962. A fost întrecută de Navratilova, care a câștigat la 46 ani, în 2003.

Victoria sa împotriva lui Brough a fost obținută într-o finală cu 48 game-uri (4-6, 6-4, 15-13), cea mai lungă finală feminină din istorie.

Biografie

A avut un frate.

S-a căsătorit cu William duPont în 1947. Fiul lor, Bill, s-a născut în 1952.

A divorțat în 1964. A format un cuplu cu Margaret Varner Bloss.

Bibliografie

https://www.tennisfame.com/hall-of-famers/inductees/margaret-osborne-dupont

 

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