Maria Bueno

Maria Bueno

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Maria Esther Andion Bueno, born 11 October 1939, in S o Paulo, Brazil, is a female tennis player who won nineteen Grand Slam titles during her career. Bueno began playing tennis at a very young age and, without having received any formal training, won her first tournament at age 12. She was 14 when she captured her country's women's singles championship. Joining the international circuit in 1958, Bueno won the singles title at the Italian Championships and the first of her Grand Slam titles, capturing the women's doubles at Wimbledon with Althea Gibson. The following year, Bueno won her first singles title at Wimbledon, defeating Darlene Hard in the final. She also won the singles title at the U.S. Championships, earning the World No. 1 ranking for 1959 and the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year award
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135887483
  • 9786135887488