Virginia Wade Biography

Sarah Virginia Wade, OBE is a British former professional tennis player. She won three Grand Slam singles championships and four Grand Slam doubles championships, and is the only British woman in history to have won titles at all four Grand Slam tournaments. She was ranked as high as No. 2 in the world in singles, and No. 1 in the world in doubles. She won the women's singles championship at Wimbledon on 1 July 1977, in that tournament's centenary year, and was the last British tennis player to have won a Grand Slam singles tournament until Andy Murray won the US Open in 2012. She remains the last British female to have won a Grand Slam singles title. After retiring from competitive tennis, she coached for four years and has also worked as a tennis commentator and game analyst for the BBC and Eurosport. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Virginia Wade
Full Name:
Sarah Virginia Wade
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Tennis player
Date of Birth:
July 10, 1945 (73)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
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