Nancy Richey

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey Full Name: Nancy Richey

United States of America

Profession: Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Why Famous: She won two Grand Slam singles titles: the 1967 Australian Championships and 1968 French Open, to go with four Grand Slam women's doubles titles. She won 69 singles titles in total.

Born: August 23, 1942 (76 years old)
Birthplace: San Angelo, Texas, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events in the Life of Nancy Richey

  • 1966-01-31 54th Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Nancy Richey
  • 1966-06-05 65th Women's French Championships: Ann Jones beats Nancy Richey (6-3, 6-1)
  • 1966-09-12 80th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Nancy Richey (6-3, 6-1)
  • 1967-01-30 55th Women's Australian Championships: Nancy Richey Gunter beats Lesley Turner Bowrey (6-1, 6-4)
  • 1968-06-09 67th Women's French Open: Nancy Richey beats Ann Jones (5-7, 6-4, 6-1)
  • 1969-09-08 US Open Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Court wins her 3rd US title and 16th Grand Slam singles event; beats Nancy Richey 6-2, 6-2

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