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Virginia Wade

AKA Sarah Virginia Wade

Born: 10-Jul-1945
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Tennis

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Winner of 7 Grand Slam titles

    High School: Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School, Kent
    High School: Talbot Heath School, Bournemouth
    University: University of Sussex (1966)

    Winner, US Open (women's singles) 1968
    Winner, Australian Open (women's singles) 1972
    Winner, Australian Open (women's doubles) 1973
    Winner, French Open (women's doubles) 1973
    Winner, US Open (women's doubles) 1973
    Winner, US Open (women's doubles) 1973
    Winner, Wimbledon (women's singles) 1977
    BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1977
    International Tennis Hall of Fame 1989
    Commander of the British Empire 1969
    Officer of the British Empire 1996



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