Helen Wills Moody

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody Full Name: Helen Wills Moody
Nationality: American

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Considered the first American born woman to achieve international celebrity as an athlete. She won 19 Grand Slam singles championships.

Born: October 6, 1905
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Centerville, California, USA

Died: January 1, 1998 (aged 92)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Historical Events in the Life of Helen Wills Moody

  • 1922-08-19 36th U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (6-3, 6-1)
  • 1923-08-18 37th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6-2, 6-1)
  • 1924-08-16 38th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1925-08-24 39th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Kathleen McKane Godfree (3-6, 6-0, 6-2)
  • 1927-08-30 41st U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (6-1, 6-4)
  • 1929-06-03 34th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu (6-3, 6-4)
  • 1929-08-24 43rd U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe Holcroft Watson (6-4, 6-2)
  • 1930-06-01 35th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)
  • 1931-08-20 45th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (6-4, 6-1)
  • 1932-06-06 37th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu (7-5, 6-1)
  • 1933-08-10 47th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Wills Moody (8-6, 3-6, 3-0, ret.)

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