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  Margaret Smith Court: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Margaret Smith began playing tennis at the age of eight and was seventeen when she won her first of seven straight Australian Open (additional info and facts about Australian Open) singles titles.
Margaret Smith dominated world tennis in the first half of the 1960s until 1966 when she retired, married Barry Court, and started a family.
Ms Court now lives in Perth (The state capital of Western Australia), Western Australia (A state containing the western third of Australia), and runs a Christian (A religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination) ministry.
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 Encyclopedia: Margaret Smith Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Margaret Smith Court (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport.
Margaret was remarkable in that she continued to win major titles, such as the U.S. in 1973, after the birth of her first of three children, and was still competing at age 34 in 1977.
Court was nursing an injured ankle and knew the only way to approach the match was to rush the net as much as possible in hopes of winning as quickly as she could.
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 Richard Court - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the son of Sir Charles Court who was also Premier of Western Australia between 1974 and 1982.
He was educated at Hale School and his sister-in-law Margaret Smith Court was one of the best tennis players in the twentieth century.
Court was elected in 1993 after the Labor Party was associated with the WA Inc scandals of the 1980s.
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 Margaret Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Margaret Smith, Liberal Democrat Member of the Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh West.
Margaret Smith, the author of Muslim Women Mystics.
Margaret Smith (1891-1964), a British author, mostly of historical romances.
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 Margaret Smith Court, 1979 Enshrinee: International Tennis Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Court was primarily an attacker, basing her game on a heavy serve and volley, and relying on athleticism and endurance.
Sometimes Court fell prey to nerves, as in her 1971 Wimbledon final defeat by the crowd's favorite, Evonne Goolagong; or the bizarre televised challenge by 55-year-old Bobby Riggs in 1973, which she lost implausibly and badly.
Tapped for the Hall of Fame in 1979, Court was born a left-hander.
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 Margaret Smith Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She won that title the next six years, the Wimbledon singles in 1963, 1965, and 1970; the U.S. singles in 1962, 1965, 1969, 1970, and 1973; and the French singles in 1962, 1969, 1970, and 1973.
Court was noted for her powerful serve and volley and her exceptional endurance.
Court was the top woman player in the world in 1962-65, 1969-70, and 1973, and placed in the top five in 1961, 1966, 1968, 1971-72.
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 Margaret Smith Court: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Margaret Smith Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1963, her strong serve and forehand allowed her to become the first Australian woman to win the Wimbledon Championship and to win the Grand Slam in tennis in mixed doubles with partner Ken Fletcher[?].
She returned to tennis in 1970 and that year won all four of the Grand Slam in tennis tournaments, defeating Kerry Melville[?] in the Australian Open final, Helga Niessen[?] in the French Open, Billie Jean King at the Wimbledon championships and Rosie Casals[?] at the U.S. Open.
Court was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame[?] and in January of 2003, Show Court One at Melbourne Park was re-named Margaret Court Arena.
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 Margaret Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Margaret Smith Court (pre-marital name: Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professionaltennis player.
Margaret Smith dominated world tennis in the first half of the 1960s until 1966 when she retired, married Barry Court, andstarted a family.
Court was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and inJanuary of 2003, Show Court One at Melbourne Park was renamed Margaret Court Arena.
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 Encyclopedia article: Margaret Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Margaret Smith Court (additional info and facts about Margaret Smith Court), tennis (A game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court) player
Margaret Smith, Liberal Democrat Member of the Scottish Parliament (additional info and facts about Member of the Scottish Parliament) for Edinburgh West.
Margaret Smith (1891-1964), a British author (Writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)), mostly of historical romances.
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 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Margaret Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Margaret Court, possibly the greatest women's tennis player of all time, participated in the Millennium Parade of Champions ceremony at the London tennis stadium.
Pastor Margaret's heart is to train an army of people who know who they are in Christ, and the Christ within, to take the city and nation for Jesus and to be a centre of mercy, love and compassion; a "mercyship", providing refuge and shelter to those in need.
Margaret Court is the wife of Barry Court, mother to four adult children and a grandmother, and is a much sort after international speaker and preacher.
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 Encyclopedia: Margaret Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On May 13, 1973, Margaret Court lost a nationally-televised tennis match to Bobby Riggs in straight sets – 6-2, 6-1 – despite being the top-ranked women's player at the time.
In 1979 Ms Court was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and in January of 2003, Show Court One at Melbourne Park was renamed Margaret Court Arena.
Ms Court now lives in Perth, Western Australia, and runs a Christian ministry.
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 Margaret Smith Court: QuickSports.
Court On Court is well written, well organized, and presents a good description of pre-WTA women's tennis from the closing years of the "shamateur" era through the early years of the Virginia Slims Tournaments.
Margaret had already won the Australian and French Open titles in 1970, so she was keen on completing the Grand Slam, the only objective she had not yet achieved.
Courting Triumph by Virginia Wade with Mary Lou Mellace
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 WIC - Women's History in America
In 1973, however, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states could not restrict a woman's right to an abortion in her first three months of pregnancy.
Margaret Thatcher, who first became prime minister of Great Britain in 1979, was the only person in the 20th century to be reelected to that office for a third consecutive term (see Thatcher).
Margaret Fuller, one of the earliest female reporters, wrote 'Woman in the Nineteenth Century' in 1845.
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 Margaret Smith Court Tennis Player
Margaret Smith Court - Margaret Smith Court - Court, Margaret Smith, 1942, Australian tennis player.
Margaret Smith Court: Biography and Much More From Answers.com Source Margaret Smith Court, Tennis Player / Clergywoman Born: 16 July 1942 Birthplace: Albury, Australia Best Known As: Australian winner of the.
Margaret Smith Court, 1979 Enshrinee: International Tennis Hall of - - For sheer strength of performance and accomplishment there has never been a tennis player to match Margaret Smith Court.
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 The US Open 2004 - Grand Slam Tennis - Official Site by IBM - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The thing, Margaret, that I think is so fascinating, is that we're going to be there as long as this place is the number one facility in America, and perhaps the world.
MARGARET SMITH COURT: I guess with myself, I was probably the first woman to lift weights and do circuit training and to run the sand hills.
MARGARET SMITH COURT: I agree on that because we do, we lift players up so quickly today, and then they're not in the game in five years' time.
2004.usopen.org /en_US/news/interviews/2004-09-12/200409121095024463808.html   (2955 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Margaret Smith Court
Jack Kramer, arguably the most influential man in tennis history, and Margaret Smith Court, winner of a record 24 Grand Slam singles titles, were inducted Sunday into the U.S. Open Court of Champions along with John McEnroe and Steffi Graf.
Smith Court finishes with five U.S. singles titles among her record of 24.
On the womens side, Maureen Connolly in 1953, Margaret Smith Court in 1970 and Steffi Graf in 1988 were the only ones to do it in a single year.
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 MARGARET COURT
Between 1961 and 1975 Court was ranked No. 1 in the world seven times and won the women's singles Grand Slam in 1970.
Margaret Court is the greatest ladies tennis player of all time having won 64 Grand Slam titles during her brilliant career.
In the same year she established Margaret Court Ministries Inc, an outreach ministry to take the gospel to the people and to hold miracle and healing meetings throughout the city.
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 Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Her tenure was short (1849–50), as her husband was in office less than a year and a half before he suffered a digestive ailment and died, and she never took part in formal social functions while living at the White House.
Her tenure was short (1849–50), as her husband was in office less than a year and a half before he suffered a digestive ailment and died, and she never took part in formal social functions while living at...
She was born on Dec. 14, 1897, in Skowhegan, Me. First a businesswoman, she became a politician in 1940 when her husband, Clyde H. Smith, a member of Congress, died and she was elected to serve out his term.
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 Margaret Chase Smith Library - Expanded Biography
Margaret Chase Smith is considered one of America's most outstanding twentieth-century political leaders and one of its greatest stateswomen.
Following a successful eight years in the House, Margaret Chase Smith beat the odds in 1948 when she soundly defeated the incumbent governor, Horace Hildreth; former governor, Sumner Sewall; and the Reverend Albion Beverage in the Republican primary for the United States Senate.
During the course of her long and distinguished career, Senator Smith was the recipient of ninety-five honorary degrees from educational institutions across the country.
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 Margaret Court plays Bonne Bell Cup in Cleveland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As exciting as these youngsters are, neither one is yet in the class of the captain of the Australian team, Margaret Smith Court.
Court will lead her Aussie lasses against some of the finest women tennis players in the United States in the first meeting ever between gal players from these two tennis-nutty nations.
Court is right, there isn't a female player in the world who can beat her.
www.lakewoodpubliclibrary.com /nworth/mcourt.htm   (292 words)

  
 TENNIS - CBS SportsLine.com
NEW YORK -- Jack Kramer, arguably the most influential man in tennis history, and Margaret Smith Court, winner of a record 24 Grand Slam singles titles, were inducted Sunday into the U.S. Open Court of Champions along with John McEnroe and Steffi Graf.
Kramer, the U.S. singles champion in 1946 and 1947 and a pioneer of pro tennis, looked fit and sounded sharp-witted as ever at 83 as he assessed the state of the sport he helped develop from an era when players received no prize money and had to pay their own way to tournaments.
Court, 62, also was impressed with modern players but thought she and others of her time would be able to compete with them given the same rackets.
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 More info about the poet: Margaret Smith - references bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As Margaret Smith she went to Wimbledon in 1962 as a heavy favorite, but in a famous upset lost...
Margaret Smith Taylor (1788-1852) was the wife of Zachary Taylor, who served as president of the United States in 1849 and 1850.
Margaret Smith Crocco is Associate Professor in Social Studies and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University..
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 AllRefer.com - Margaret Smith Court (Sports, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Playing tennis from age eight, she rose to prominence in the early 1960s.
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 Margaret Smith Court -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1966 she retired, married Barry Court, and started a family.
1973 - May 13 Margaret Court lost a nationally televised tennis match to Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6–2, 6–1, despite being the top-ranked women's player at the time.
During her illustrious career, Ms Court won a record 62 Grand Slam titles (24 singles, 19 doubles, 19 mixed) and was ranked No.1 in the world seven times: 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1970, and in 1973.
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