Nancy Richey Biography

Nancy Richey is a former tennis player from the United States.

Richey won two Grand Slam singles titles and four Grand Slam women's doubles titles. She was ranked World No. 2 in singles at year-end in 1969. Richey won 69 singles titles during her career and helped the U.S. win the Federation Cup in 1969. She won the singles title at the U.S. Women's Clay Court Championships a record six consecutive years, from 1963 through 1968.

Richey was married to Kenneth Gunter from 1970 to 1976, reverting to her maiden name following her divorce. She is the sister of fellow player Cliff Richey. They were the first brother-sister combination to both be concurrently ranked in the USA Top Ten. They were ranked in the Top Three concurrently in 1965, 1967, 1969 and 1970.

She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2003. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Nancy Richey
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Tennis player
Date of Birth:
August 23, 1942 (80)
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
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