Virginia Wade

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade Full Name: Virginia Wade [Sarah Virginia Wade]


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.

Born: July 10, 1945 (73 years old)
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth, England

Historical Events in the Life of Virginia Wade

  • 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

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