Edda Buding

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Edda Buding
Full name Edda Buding-Duchting
Country West Germany
Born (1936-11-13)13 November 1936
Lovrin, Romania
Died 15 July 2014(2014-07-15) (aged 77)
Aalen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Career record 26–17[1]
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 4R (1968)
Wimbledon QF (1959)
US Open 2R (1971)
Career record 9–9
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 4R (1968)
Wimbledon 4R (1968)
US Open F (1961)

Edda Buding (11 January 1936 – 15 July 2014) was a German tennis player of Romanian birth. She received the doubles gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics doubles demonstration event partnered with Helga Niessen Masthoff. Along with Yola Ramírez Ochoa, she was the runner-up in the 1961 US Championships women's doubles event and with Robert Howe was the runner-up in mixed doubles at Wimbledon in 1961. Ingo Buding, a two-time junior singles champion at the French Championships, is her brother. She died in 2014 in Aalen, Germany.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Grand Slam mixed doubles runner-ups[edit]

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1957 French Championships Chile Luis Ayala Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová
Czechoslovakia Jiří Javorský
6–3, 6–4
1961 Wimbledon Australia Robert Howe Australia Fred Stolle
Australia Lesley Turner
11–9, 6–2

Grand Slam women's doubles runner-up[edit]

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1961 U.S. Championships Mexico Yola Ramírez Australia Lesley Turner
United States Darlene Hard
6–4, 5–7, 6–0

Other doubles titles[edit]

Year Championship Partner Score in Final
1968 Olympic Games Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff

Fed Cup final[edit]

Year Buding's Team Opposing Team Score

Germany Edda Buding
Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff
Germany Helga Hösl Schultze

United States Julie Heldman
United States Billie Jean King
United States Carole Caldwell Graebner



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