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eBook Kathleen Godfree: Wimbledon Champion of 1924 and 1926 download ISBN: 0906741122
Author: Alan Little
Publisher: Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (September 1984)
Language: English
Pages: 24
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Kathleen "Kitty" McKane Godfree (née McKane; 7 May 1896 – 19 June 1992) was a British tennis and badminton player and the most decorated female British Olympian, joint with Katherine Grainger.

Kathleen "Kitty" McKane Godfree (née McKane; 7 May 1896 – 19 June 1992) was a British tennis and badminton player and the most decorated female British Olympian, joint with Katherine Grainger. According to A. Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Godfree was ranked in the world top ten from 1921 (when the rankings began) through 1927, reaching a career high of World No. 2 in those rankings in 1923, 1924, and 1926.

Kathleen McKane Godfree, Leslie Godfree defeated Mary Browne .

Kathleen McKane Godfree, Leslie Godfree defeated Mary Browne, Howard Kinsey, 6–3, 6–4. The Godfrees are the only married couple to have won the mixed doubles title. 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London). "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". Retrieved 2011-02-26. "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles".

The 1924 Wimbledon final was not Godfree's only victory over Wills. Godfree received a Centenary medallion on Wimbledon's Centre Court in 1977. Godfree also defeated Wills during the 1924 Wightman Cup 6–2, 6–2. On at least two other occasions, Godfree pushed Wills to the limit. She presented the winner's trophy to Martina Navratilova in 1986, in honour of the centenary year of play at Wimbledon. Godfree was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978. In badminton, Godfree won eight All England Open Badminton Championships from 1920 through 1925, considered the unofficial World Badminton Championships until 1977.

Wimbledon Champion of 1924 and 1926. Published 1984 by Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum in London. Tennis players, Biography. Ill and text on lining papers.

Kathleen Godfree, born Kathleen McKane, was affectionately known as ‘Biddy’ to family and friends and ‘Kitty’ to the press. Kitty made her debut at Wimbledon in 1919 and won Wimbledon twice (1924 and 1926), scooping both the singles and mixed doubles titles. Coming from an athletic family, she excelled in sports during her time at St Leonard’s School in St Andrews. Kitty was selected to play lacrosse for Scotland in 1914 and was four times All England Badminton Champion (1920 to 1924).

Kathleen (Kitty) Godfree, a two-time Wimbledon singles champion, died .

Kathleen (Kitty) Godfree, a two-time Wimbledon singles champion, died today. Mrs. Godfree also won five Grnd Slam doubles championships, all with different partners. She won the Wimbledon mixed-doubles titles in 1924 with J. Brian Gilbert, defeating her future husband and Dorothy Shepherd Barron in the final. In 1926, she teamed with Leslie Godfree to win at Wimbledon again.

Kitty Godfree - Women's Singles Champion at Wimbledon 1924, 1926Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon 1934, 1935, 1936. Compiled and presented by Paddy Feeny. Publisher Description. Kitty Godfree - Women's Singles Champion at Wimbledon 1924, 1926Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon 1934, 1935, 1936. This recording was made in 1991 when Kitty Godfree was 95 and Fred Perry was 82.

Category:1926 Wimbledon Championships. Alvarez Godfree 1926 Wimbledon. jpg 725 967; 425 KB. Lili de Alvarez 1926. php?title Category:1926 Wimbledon Championships&oldid 313726449". Categories: Wimbledon Championships. 1926 in the London Borough of Merton.

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