Doris Metaxa
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Doris Metaxa

Doris Metaxa
Full name Doris Metaxa Howard
Country (sports)  France
Born (1911-06-12)12 June 1911
Died 7 September 2007(2007-09-07) (aged 96)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1931, 1932)
Wimbledon 4R (1932)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open QF (1931, 1934)
Wimbledon W (1932)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 1R (1929, 1930)
Wimbledon QF (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


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