Doris Metaxa
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Doris Metaxa

Doris Metaxa
Full nameDoris Metaxa Howard
Country (sports) France
Born(1911-06-12)12 June 1911
Died7 September 2007(2007-09-07) (aged 96)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1931, 1932)
Wimbledon4R (1932)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (1931, 1934)
WimbledonW (1932)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (1929, 1930)
WimbledonQF (1934)

Doris Metaxa Howard (née Metaxa; 12 June 1911 - 7 September 2007), was a French tennis player of the 1930s.

In 1932, she won Wimbledon in the women's doubles with the Belgian Josane Sigart against Elizabeth Ryan and Helen Jacobs, one year after a finals defeat with the same partner.[1]

Two weeks after this success, she married the British rugby player Peter Dunsmore Howard.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1931 Wimbledon Championships Grass Belgium Josane Sigart United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford King
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 1932 Wimbledon Championships Grass Belgium Josane Sigart United States Elizabeth Ryan
United States Helen Jacobs
6-4, 6-3

References

  1. ^ "Wimbledon players archive - Doris Howard (Metaxa)". AELTC.

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