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Helen Wills Moody

Helen Wills Moody (Tennis. Born, Centerville, CA, Oct. 6, 1905; died, Carmel, CA, Jan. 1, 1998.) By far the most impressive female sports personality of her time and a seven-time champion of the U.S. national singles at Forest Hills, Helen Newington Wills was the lone woman classed among the greats in the “Golden Age of […]

Suzanne Lenglen

Suzanne Lenglen (Tennis. Born, Paris, France, May 24, 1899; died, Paris, France, July 4, 1938.) The prima donna assoluta of European women’s tennis after World War I, Suzanne Lenglen made only one trip to the U.S. nationals at Forest Hills. That was in 1921, when he lost to eventual champion Molla Bjurstedt Mallory. Lenglen dominated […]

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