Suzanne Lenglen

Suzanne Lenglen

Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (24 May 1899 – 4 July 1938) was a French tennis player who won 31 Championship titles between 1914 and 1926. A flamboyant, trendsetting athlete, she was the first female tennis celebrity and one of the first international female sport stars, named La Divine (the divine one) by the French press.

Read more about Suzanne Lenglen:  Early Life, Dominance, Failed American Debut, Final Amateur Year, Professional Career, Later Life, Achievements, Championship Singles Tournament Timeline, Legacy

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Lolette Payot - Doubles Titles - Mixed Doubles
... Laurentz (1913) Daisy Speranza / William Laurentz (1914) Suzanne Lenglen / Max Decugis (1915 – 1919) No competition (due to World War I) (1920) Suzanne Lenglen / Max Decugis (1921) Suzanne ...
Stade Roland Garros - Court Suzanne Lenglen
... Originally designated "Court A", Court Suzanne Lenglen, the secondary stadium with a capacity of 10,068 spectators, was built in 1994 ... A bronze bas relief of Lenglen by the Italian sculptor Vito Tongiani stands over the east tunnel-entrance to the stadium ... Open women's singles champion is named La Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in her honor ...
Suzanne Lenglen - Legacy
... Prior to Lenglen, female tennis matches drew little fan interest, which quickly changed as she became her sport's greatest drawing card ... Stadium, site of the French Open, was renamed Court Suzanne Lenglen in her honour ... awarded to the winner of the Women's Singles competition at the French Open is the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen ...
List Of French Open Women's Singles Champions
... receives a miniature replica of the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen (Suzanne Lenglen Cup), named after Suzanne Lenglen ... for most consecutive titles is four by Jeanne Matthey (1909–1912) and Lenglen (1920–1923), all of whose titles came during the club-members-only ...
French Championships (tennis) - Records
... Max Decugis (French club members only event) 7 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1914 and 1920 with Suzanne Lenglen 1925-today Ken Fletcher Jean-Claude Barclay 3 1963–1965 ...