Coral Buttsworth

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Coral McInnes Buttsworth
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Full name Coral McInnes Buttsworth
Country  Australia
Born 1900
Taree, Australia
Died 20 December 1985
Hazelbrook, Australia
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (1931, 1932)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1932)

Coral McInnes Buttsworth (born 1900 in Taree, New South Wales – 20 December 1985, in Hazelbrook, New South Wales) was a female tennis player from Australia who won the singles title at the Australian Championships in 1931 and 1932 and the women's doubles title there in 1932.

Buttsworth was the only multiple winner of the singles title at the Australian Championships who never won a state singles title. A strong, thick-set woman from Sydney, she was addicted to chopping the ball, with an excellent drop shot, and was quick around the court. She was one of those rare players who preferred to maneuver opponents out of position by running them up and back on the court rather than from side to side.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Titles (2)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score
1931 Australian Championships Australia Marjorie Cox Crawford 1–6, 6–3, 6–4
1932 Australian Championships Australia Kathleen Le Messurier 6–4, 9–7

Doubles[edit]

Titles (1)[edit]

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final Score
1932 Australian Championships Australia Marjorie Cox Crawford United Kingdom Dorothy Weston
Australia Kathleen Le Messurier
6–2, 6–2

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 Career SR
Australian Championships 1R A A 2R A A W W F 2 / 5
French Championships A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
U.S. Championships A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
SR 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 1 / 1 0 / 1 2 / 5

A = did not participate in the tournament.

SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

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