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Blanche Bingley

Full Name: Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Profession: Tennis Player

Nationality:
United Kingdom
British

Why Famous: Winner of six Wimbledon women's singles titles in 1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899 and 1900.

Born: November 3, 1863
Birthplace: Greenford, England, United Kingdom
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: August 6, 1946 (aged 82)

Events in the Life of Blanche Bingley

  • 1885-07-17 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Defending champion Maud Watson defeats Blanche Bingley 6–1, 7–5
  • 1886-07-17 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley defeats 2-time defending champion Maud Watson 6–3, 6-3
  • 1887-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod becomes youngest ever Wimbledon champion (15 years, 285 days); defending champion beats Blanche Bingley 6-2, 6-0
  • 1888-07-21 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod retains her title beating Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-3, 6-3
  • 1889-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley-Hillyard beats Lena Rice 4-6, 8-6, 6-4
  • 1891-07-09 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-2, 6-1 in a repeat matchup and result of the 2 previous finals
  • 1892-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard for a 4th time in a Wimbledon final 6-1, 6-1
  • 1893-07-18 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-8, 6-1, 6-4 for her 3rd consecutive and 5th overall Wimbledon singles title
  • 1894-07-17 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley-Hillyard beats Edith Austin 6-1 6-1 for her 3rd of 6 Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1897-06-28 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: England's Blanche Bingley-Hillyard wins her 4th title beating Charlotte Cooper 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
  • 1899-06-27 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley-Hillyard beats Charlotte Cooper 6-2, 6-3
  • 1900-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley-Hillyard beats rival and fellow Briton Charlotte Cooper 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • 1901-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper Sterry beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-2 6-2, her 4th of 5 Wimbledon singles titles

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