Josane Sigart

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Josane Sigart
Country  Belgium
Born (1909-01-07)7 January 1909
Brussels, Belgium
Died 20 August 1999(1999-08-20) (aged 90)
Singles
Highest ranking No. 10 (1932)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1932)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon F (1932)

Josane Sigart (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔzan siɡaʁ]; 7 January 1909 – 20 August 1999) was a Belgian female tennis player who was active in the 1930s.

In 1928 she won the singles title at the Belgian Championships and would repeat this success in 1929, 1931, 1932, 1936 and 1946.[1] In 1932, she won the Wimbledon Championships in woman's doubles with the Doris Metaxa and reached the mixed doubles final with Harry Hopman.[1][2]

In 1932 she was ranked world no. 10 by A. Wallis Myers.[3]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1931 Wimbledon Championships France Doris Metaxa United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford King
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1932 Wimbledon Championships France Doris Metaxa United States Elizabeth Ryan
United States Helen Hull Jacobs
6–4, 6–3

Mixed doubles[edit]

Runner-ups (1)
Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1932 Wimbledon Championships Grass Australia Harry Hopman United States Elizabeth Ryan
Spain Enrique Maier
5–7, 2–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jacques Hereng; Carlos De Veene (2004). De Ongelofelijke Successtory van Tennis in België. Tielt: Lannoo. pp. 26, 27. ISBN 9789020955972. 
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 438, 439. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ "Authority Ranks 1933 Tennis Stars". The Cornell Daily Sun, Volume 54, Number 9. 4 October 1933. p. 3.