Maria Bueno

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno Full Name: Maria Bueno
Nationality:

Brazil
Brazilian

Profession: Tennis Champion
Why Famous: First women to win all four Grand Slam double titles in one calendar year. She won 19 major titles, including the US Open Singles four times and Wimbledon Singles three times.

Born: October 11, 1939 (78 years old)
Birthplace: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events in the Life of Maria Bueno

  • 1959-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Bueno of Brazil wins her first of 3 Wimbledon singles titles beating Darlene Hard 6-4, 6-3
  • 1959-09-13 73rd U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Christine Truman Janes (6-1, 6-4)
  • 1960-09-17 74th U.S. Women's National Championship: Darlene Hard beats Maria Bueno (6-4, 10-12, 6-4)
  • 1963-09-08 77th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Margaret Court (7-5, 6-4)
  • 1964-05-30 63rd Women's French Championships: Margaret Court beats Maria Bueno (5-7, 6-1, 6-2)
  • 1964-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Brazilian Maria Bueno earns a 3rd Wimbledon singles title with a 6-4, 7-9, 6-3 win over Margaret Court
  • 1964-09-13 78th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Carole Caldwell Graebner (6-1, 6-0)
  • 1965-02-01 53rd Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Maria Bueno (5-7, 6-4, 5-2 ret.)
  • 1965-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-4, 7-5, her second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1966-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Billie Jean King beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 for the first of her 12 Grand Slam singles titles
  • 1966-09-12 80th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Nancy Richey (6-3, 6-1)

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