Jeanne Arth

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Jeanne Arth
Country  United States
Born (1935-07-21) July 21, 1935 (age 79)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Plays Right-handed
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 3R (1959)
Wimbledon W (1959)
US Open W (1958, 1959)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open QF (1971)

Jeanne Arth (born July 21, 1935, in Saint Paul, Minnesota) is an American former Wimbledon and US Championships doubles tennis title holder.

Arth graduated from Central High School in Saint Paul in 1952 and attended the College of St. Catherine. She went on to become an internationally #1 ranked tennis player. Together with her partner Darlene Hard, Arth won the women's doubles title at the U.S. Championships in 1958 and 1959 and at Wimbledon in 1959.[1]

Arth received the Lions Club outstanding athlete award in 1958 and was inducted into the Saint Paul Central Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995.[2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1958 U.S. Championships United States Darlene Hard United States Althea Gibson
Brazil Maria Bueno
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 1959 Wimbledon United States Darlene Hard United States Beverly Fleitz
United Kingdom Christine Truman
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 1959 U.S. Championships United States Darlene Hard Brazil Maria Bueno
United States Sally Moore
6–2, 6–3


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