Evonne Goolagong Cawley … a real champion

Evonne Goolagong Cawley … a real champion

Evonne Goolagong holds up the 1971 Wimbledon Singles Championship trophy after beating Margaret Court 6-4, 6-1.

Evonne Goolagong Cawley, AC, MBE (born 31 July 1951) is an Australian former World No. 1 tennis player. She was one of the world’s leading players in the 1970s and early 1980s, during which she won 14 Grand Slam titles: seven in singles (four at the Australian Open, two at Wimbledon and one at the French Open), six in women’s doubles, and one in mixed doubles.

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2 responses to “Evonne Goolagong Cawley … a real champion

  1. I had the honor of meeting her – my Dad played at Wimbledon a couple of times and I got to meet Arthur Ashe, and the whole load of Australian stars.

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