Charlotte Cooper

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper Full Name: Charlotte Cooper [Charlotte Cooper Sterry]
Nationality:

English

Profession: Tennis Champion
Why Famous: Cooper won five singles titles at the Wimbledon Championships and in 1900 became the first individual female Olympic champion in any sport.

Born: September 22, 1870
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ealing, England

Died: October 10, 1966 (aged 96)

Married Life

  • 1901-01-12 Tennis champ Charlotte Cooper (30) weds solicitor Alfred Sterry

Historical Events in the Life of Charlotte Cooper

  • 1895-07-15 12th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats H Jackson (7-5 8-6)
  • 1896-07-21 13th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats A Pickering (6-2 6-3)
  • 1897-07-01 14th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Charlotte Cooper (5-7 7-5 6-2)
  • 1898-06-28 15th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
  • 1899-06-27 16th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Charlotte Cooper (6-2 6-3)
  • 1900-07-04 17th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Charlotte Cooper (4-6 6-4 6-4)
  • 1900-07-11 Charlotte Cooper beats Hélène Prévost to become the 1st female Olympic tennis champion and the 1st individual female Olympic champion in any sport
  • 1901-07-03 18th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats Blanche Bingley (6-2 6-2)
  • 1902-07-02 19th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Muriel Robb beats Charlotte Cooper (7-5 6-1)
  • 1904-06-29 21st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Charlotte Cooper (6-0 6-3)
  • 1908-07-03 25th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats A Morton (6-4 6-4)
  • 1912-07-08 29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe beats Charlotte Cooper (6-3 6-1)

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