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  Suzanne Lenglen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A daughter of Charles Lenglen and his wife, Anais, Suzanne Lenglen was born in Compiègne (in the department of the Oise), some 70 km north of Paris.
Lenglen, who had been told that her match would not start until much later, fainted upon being informed of her error, which was seen by aristocratic English attendees as an insult to the monarchy.
Lenglen, who was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978, continues to be held by many as one of the best players in tennis history.
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 Suzanne Lenglen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suzanne Lenglen, born May 24, 1899 in Compiègne, Oise, France - died July 4, 1938 in Paris, France was an Olympic champion and one of the greatest players in the history of women's tennis.
Lenglen was the first female tennis celebrity, garnering much attention in the media when she appeared at the Wimbledon championships with her dress revealing bare forearms and cut just above the calf.
At the age 39, Suzanne Lenglen died of leukemia on July 4, 1938 and was interred in the Cimetière de Saint-Ouen at Saint-Ouen in Paris.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/suzanne_lenglen   (1285 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen - Wikipedia
Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (24 maggio 1899 – 4 luglio 1938) fu una tennista francese che ottenne grandi successi negli incontri femminili in Francia e Regno Unito tra il 1919 e il 1926, vincendo 25 titoli del Grande Slam.
Suzanne Lenglen, talvolta chiamata la diva o la prima donna del tennis, fu la prima giocatrice di tennis a diventare una celebrità internazionale.
Figlia di Charles Lenglen e della moglie Anais, Suzanne Lenglen macque a Compiègne (nel dipartimento dell'Oise), a circa 70 km a nord di Parigi.
it.wikipedia.org /wiki/Suzanne_Lenglen   (1708 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen, sometimes labelled the diva or prima donna of tennis, was the first female tennis player to become an international celebrity.
Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (24 May 1899 – 4 July, 1938) was a French tennis player who achieved much success in the French and British women's game from 1919 to 1926, winning 25 Grand Slam titles.
Lenglen entered the tournament — her first on grass — and met seven time winner Dorothea Douglass Chambers in the final.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Suzanne_Lenglen   (1867 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen - Wikipédia
Suzanne Lenglen, née le 24 mai 1899 à Paris (France) et décédée le 4 juillet 1938 à Paris (France), était une joueuse de tennis française.
C'est à Wimbledon (banlieue de Londres) que Lenglen fait son retour en 1919 et affronte Dorothea Lambert Chambers, âgée de 40 ans et qui a déjà remporté sept fois le tournoi.
Ce court, construit en 1994 portait auparavant le nom de court A avant d'être renommé court Suzanne Lenglen en 1997.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Suzanne_Lenglen   (438 words)

 The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suzanne was relentlessly coached by her father Charles, a Paris bus company owner and thanks to hours of such rigorous practice as learning to hit a handkerchief laid on court time after time, had already become a champion when hardly into her teens.
Lenglen was only 20 when she made her initial visit to Wimbledon for the 1919 Championships, the first to be held after the Great War.
Lenglen's last Wimbledon in 1926 ended in similar turmoil, but just prior to that she played perhaps her most famous match, in the Cannes tournament against Helen Wills, who would become her rival for the crown of greatest player between the wars.
www.wimbledon.org /en_GB/news/features/history/champions_lenglen.html   (624 words)

 Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen, 1978 Enshrinee: International Tennis Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The young Lenglen was in her revealing dress that shocked the British at the sight of ankles and forearms.
Lenglen's career was not free of setbacks, however.
At the age of 39, Lenglen died of pernicious anemia, July 4, 1938, in Paris.
www.tennisfame.com /enshrinees/suzanne_lenglen.html   (699 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen Biography / Biography of Suzanne Lenglen Biography Biography
Suzanne Lenglen (1899-1938) was a French national hero and became royalty to a generation of admirers in both Europe and America.
Lenglen expressed a joy for living that was infectious, but relied on her father's decisions when she was on the court.
Lenglen was raised in a comfortable, middle class family by her father, Charles, and her mother, Anais.
www.bookrags.com /biography-suzanne-lenglen/index.html   (240 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lenglen was the first female tennis celebrity, garnering much attention in the media when she appeared at the Wimbledon championships with her dress revealing bareforearms and cut just above the calf.
A sickly child, Lenglen suffered from numerous health problems, including chronic asthma that at times could be devastating.Taught to play by her father, she won her first national title at the age of fourteen.
Lenglen's only tournament defeat occurred in anunscheduled appearance in the 1921 U.S. Open championship,and that single loss was by default.
www.therfcc.org /suzanne-lenglen-48780.html   (1167 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suzanne Lenglen dominated womens tennis in the early 1920s.
Suzanne Lenglen also won Wimbledon 5 consecutive years from 1919 to 1923 and also added the 1925 Wimbledon title to her resume.
Suzanne Lenglen died in 1938 at the age of 39.
www.rateitall.com /i-19773-suzanne-lenglen.aspx   (273 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen articles and news from Start Learning Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A daughter of Charles Lenglen and his wife, Anais, Suzanne Lenglen was born in Compiègne (in the department of the Oise), some 70 kilometrekm north of Paris.
Lenglen, who had been told that her match would not start until much later, fainted upon being informed of her error, which was seen by Aristocracyaristocratic English attendees as an insult to the monarchy.
Lenglen, who was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978 in sports1978, continues to be held by many as one of the best players in tennis history.
www.startlearningnow.com /Suzanne%20Lenglen.htm   (1776 words)

 MSN Encarta - Lenglen, Suzanne Rachel Flore
Lenglen, Suzanne Rachel Flore (1899-1938), French tennis player, whose popularity in the 1920s helped establish women's tennis as a spectator sport.
In an era when female tennis players wore elaborate and concealing costumes on the court, Lenglen became celebrated for her tennis apparel, which exposed her forearms and calves.
Lenglen was the dominant female player of her time, and between her first win at Wimbledon in 1919 and when she retired from amateur competition in 1926, her only loss was to Norwegian-born Molla Mallory at the 1921 United States championships.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761579918/Lenglen_Suzanne_Rachel_Flore.html   (226 words)

 Excerpts from Top Flite Tennis, by Mary K. Browne: QuickSports Tennis.
Suzanne can effectively carry on a campaign of wearing down her opponent, because she can not only keep the ball in play but has the accuracy to place the ball constantly to the proper portion of her opponent's court to force her to do the running.
Suzanne has been drilled in these sequences of plays, in a schedule of shots, and she has several combinations at her command.
Suzanne has told me that the backhand was very difficult for her to learn.
tennis.quickfound.net /training/mary_k_browne.html   (1670 words)

 WTAworld.com - Wills vs. Lenglen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suzanne, in point of fact, was not sick, but felt assaulted from all sides, her nerves a jangled shambles.
She realized that Suzanne was trying to save herself and repeating with regularity the same basic pattern: a baseline backhand drive followed by another backhand equally long and cutting cross court, and finished with a short cross-court forehand that was only possible due to her Continental grip.
Suzanne made a comeback from 1-3 to three all, but in the following games she could be seen to rub her fatigued eyes and press her hand against her side as if she was trying to hold in some sharp pain.
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 HickokSports.com - Biography - Suzanne Lenglen
Because she was a frail child, her father decided that Lenglen should learn to play tennis to gain strength.
The French singles champion from 1920 through 1923 and in 1925 and 1926, Lenglen wasn't so fortunate on her first trip to the United States, in 1921, to play a series of exhibition matches against the U. champion, Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, to raise money for French war relief.
In addition to her singles victories, Lenglen won the women's doubles at Wimbledon from 1919 through 1923 and in 1925; the Wimbledon mixed doubles in 1920, 1922, and 1925; and the French women's doubles and mixed doubles in 1925 and 1926.
www.hickoksports.com /biograph/lenglensuzanne.shtml   (485 words)

 Sports :: History :: ::
A young, athletic French woman, Suzanne Lenglen made a dream entry at Wimbledon that year and won a close final against Lambert Chambers, twice her age and seven times winner of the ladies' singles title.
Lenglen won six singles titles between 1919 and 1925, and also won all the doubles crowns during that period partnering Elizabeth Ryan, a Californian.
Lenglen had to leave Wimbledon in 1926 after a misunderstanding that kept Queen Mary waiting on court for the arrival of the champion.
dimdima.com /Sports/show_history.asp?q_aid=11&q_title=Suzanne+...+over   (444 words)

 Between The Lines
Lenglen's absorption in the play was total, he wrote, her movement was "with the lightness of thistledown." Hers was "one of the most masterly exhibitions of court generalship that has been seen in this country," Danzig concluded.
Lenglen had unusual foot speed and a rare tennis mind, Browne explained, but what put her in a class by herself were her superior control and tactics.
Lenglen seldom hit with extreme power, though she assuredly could, and she seldom moved to net though her volleying ability was superior.
www.tennisserver.com /lines/lines_99_10_31.html   (3885 words)

Suzanne Lenglen was one of the greatest women tennis players of all time.
Lenglen teamed with Max Decugis to win another gold medal in mixed doubles and with Elisabeth d'Ayen to win a bronze in women's doubles.
The first major tennis star to turn professional, Lenglen died of pernicious anaemia 4 July 1938 at the age 39.
www.olympic.org /uk/athletes/heroes/bio_uk.asp?PAR_I_ID=53204   (84 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suzanne Lenglen nació el 24 de mayo de 1899 en Compiègne (en el departamento de Oise), a unos 70 km al norte de París.
Lenglen, a quien se le había dicho que su partido no comenzaría hasta bastante tiempo después, se desmayó una vez que se le informó del error, el cual fue visto por la aristocracia inglesa como un insulto a la monarquía.
Lenglen eligió retirarse del tenis competitivo y llevar adelante una escuela de tenis en París, la cual fue montada con la ayuda y dinero de su amante Jean Tillier.
enciclopedia.cc /Suzanne_Lenglen   (1816 words)

 Dwight´s Little Pot - Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen was the first female number one when rankings started in 1925 and 1926 she amazed crowds as she defeated all who stood in her way.
Lenglen rested all morning as she felt ill and throughout the match looked set to collapse from exhaustion.
As the first international superstar Lenglen won Wimbledon six times from 1919 to 1925, with the exception of 1924 when illness led to her withdrawal after the fourth round.
estadium.ya.com /daviscup/Suzanne_Lenglen.htm   (535 words)

 Excerpts from Lawn Tennis: The Game of Nations, by Suzanne Lenglen: QuickSports Tennis.
But it is Suzanne Lenglen's own words, and her writing is clear once you grow accustomed to the way French people use the English language.
Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen was born in Compiègne, France on May 24, 1899.
Suzanne Lenglen died of pernicious anemia in Paris on July 4, 1938, aged 39, 2 days after Helen Wills defeated Helen Jacobs to win her 8th and last Wimbledon singles title.
tennis.quickfound.net /training/suzanne_lenglen.html   (1849 words)

 Suzanne Lenglen & Helen Wills Moody: QuickSports Tennis.
Suzanne lunged desperately for the ball and touched it with the wooden tip of her racket.
Suzanne Lenglen had withdrawn from the tourney pleading illness, after narrowly defeating her doubles partner Elizabeth Ryan in their quarterfinal.
Lenglen frequently withdrew from tourneys this way, leading to suspicions that she fell ill whenever she thought she might lose.
tennis.quickfound.net /history/suzanne_lenglen_helen_wills.html   (4002 words)

 Lenglen, Suzanne --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Suzanne Lenglen, of France, an outstanding tennis player between 1919 and 1925, striding forward to …
She defeated Suzanne Lenglen of France for the U.S. title in 1921, the only loss in Lenglen's amateur career.
Noted for dramatic, balletlike movements and daring outfits, Suzanne Lenglen was never beaten in singles play at Wimbledon, which she won six times (1919–23, 1925).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9047744?tocId=9047744   (735 words)

 ITF Tennis - Seniors Circuit - Suzanne Lenglen Cup (W35)
Suzanne Lenglen’s reputation as a new prodigy followed her to Wimbledon in 1919 where aged only 20 she became a sensation.
Suzanne Lenglen became known as “ the Divine” both with reference to her game, often described as light as air and graceful, and because of her inclination for society gatherings and her dresses closely described in all fashion magazines.
The Suzanne Lenglen Cup for women in the 35 age group was first presented by the Federation Francaise de Tennis in 2001.
www.itftennis.com /seniors/teamcompetitions/groupa/suzannelenglen.asp   (459 words)

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