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Maureen Connolly

Awards And Accomplishments

1950-51 Won United States junior championships
1951-53 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year
1951-53 Won three consecutive U.S. Open singles championships
1951-54 Captured all seven singles matches as U.S. defeated Britain in four straight Wightman Cup tournaments
1952-54 Won three straight Wimbledon singles championships
1953 Completed pure Grand Slam, winning all four major tournaments—Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open
1968 Inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

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