Dorothy Cheney

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Dorothy Bundy Cheney Tennis player
Dorothy Bundy Cheney
Dorothy Bundy 1929
Nickname: Dodo
Nation: United StatesUnited States United States
Birthday: September 1, 1916
Date of death: 23rd November 2014
Highest ranking: 6 (1946)
Grand Slam record
Grand Slam record
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Dorothy "Dodo" Bundy Cheney (born September 1, 1916 in Los Angeles , California - † November 23, 2014 in Escondido , California) was an American tennis player .

In 1938 she won the Australian tennis championships (now the Australian Open ) in women's singles.

Cheney was the daughter of former Wimbledon champion May Sutton and three-time US champion in doubles, Tom Bundy . In 1928 and 1929 she competed with her mother at the American championships in doubles.

From 1937 to 1939 she was a member of the US Wightman Cup team.

As a senior player, she earned numerous other titles.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Dodo Cheney, champion for decades, dies at 98 , New York Times, November 25, 2014