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Mima Jausovec

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Mima Jausovec

Profession: Tennis Player and French Open Champion

Nationality: Yugoslavian

Why Famous: Best known for winning the 1977 French Open singles championship.

Born: July 20, 1956
Birthplace: Maribor, Yugoslavia
Age: 63 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Events in the Life of Mima Jausovec

  • 1977-06-04 French Open Women's Tennis: Mima Jaušovec of Yugoslavia wins her lone Grand Slam singles title; beats Florența Mihai of Romania 6-2, 6-7, 6-1
  • 1978-06-10 French Open Women's Tennis: Virginia Ruzici of Romania claims her lone major singles title; beats Mima Jaušovec of Yugoslavia 6-2, 6-2
  • 1983-06-04 French Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Mima Jausovec of Yugoslavia 6-1, 6-2 for her 15th Grand Slam title and 5th French singles crown

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