Margaret Osborne duPont

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The 1947 Wimbleton women’s singles tennis championship was one of her 37 major tennis titles. She was ranked among the world’s top players into her 40s. She won 25 U.S. Open titles, three in
singles (1948-50), 13 in doubles and nine in mixed doubles. She Also was the French Open singles champion (1946-49). Only Margaret Court, Martina Navratilova and Billy Jean King surpass Osborne’s 37
Grand Slam titles.



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