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Freda James

Freda James
Full name Winifred Alice James Hammersley
Country  United Kingdom
Born (1911-01-11)11 January 1911
Nottingham, England
Died 27 December 1988(1988-12-27) (aged 77)
Singles
Career record
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 4R (1930, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1949)[1]
Doubles
Career record
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1935, 1936)[1]
US Open W (1933)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon SF (1934, 1938)[1]

Winifred Alice "Freda" James (married name Hammersley) (born 11 January 1911 in Nottingham, England – 27 December 1988) was a British tennis player of the 1930s.

She won the women's doubles in Grand Slam events three times : in 1933 at the US Women's National Championship (with Betty Nuthall), and twice at Wimbledon in 1935 and 1936 (with Kay Stammers).

From 1931 to 1939, she was part of the British team in the Wightman Cup.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles

Titles (3)
Year Championship Partner Opponent in final Score in final
1933 US National Championships United Kingdom Betty Nuthall United States Helen Wills
United States Elizabeth Ryan
Forfeit
1935 Wimbledon Championships United Kingdom Kay Stammers France Simone Mathieu
Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling
6–1, 6–4
1936 Wimbledon Championships United Kingdom Kay Stammers United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke
United States Helen Hull Jacobs
6–2, 6–1
Runner–ups (2)
Year Championship Partner Opponent in final Score in final
1933 Wimbledon Championships France Simone Mathieu
United States Elizabeth Ryan
United Kingdom Billie Yorke 6–2, 9–11, 6–4
1939 US National Championships United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke
United States Alice Marble
United Kingdom Kay Stammers 7–5, 8–6

Grand Slam performance (partial)

Although the term "Grand Slam" refers to the four major tennis tournaments, it was only used for the first time in 1933, and not in common usage until the 1950s.

Singles

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US National
1933 - 1st round (1/32) France C. Rosambert - -

Result, final opponent

Doubles

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US National
1933 - - Final
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
France S. Mathieu
United States E. Ryan
Winner
United Kingdom B. Nuthall
United States Helen Wills
United States E. Ryan
1935 - - Winner
United Kingdom Kay Stammers
France S. Mathieu
Germany K. Sperling
-
1936 - - Winner
United Kingdom Kay Stammers
United States S. P. Cooke
United States H. H. Jacobs
-
1939 - - - Final
United Kingdom Kay Stammers
United States S. P. Cooke
United States Alice Marble

Result, partner, final opponent


References

Tennis portal
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