Profession: Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Why Famous: Won three Grand Slam singles championships and four Grand Slam doubles championships, and is the only British woman in history to have won titles at all four Grand Slam tournaments.
- 1968-09-08 82nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Virginia Wade beats Billie Jean King (6-4, 6-2)
- 1972-01-03 60th Women's Australian Open: Virginia Wade beats Evonne Goolagong (6-4, 6-4)
- 1977-07-01 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Hometown favourite Virginia Wade beats Betty Stove of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-3, 6-1