Violet Millicent Pinckney

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Violet Pinckney
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Full name Violet Millicent Pinckney
Country United Kingdom
Born (1871-03-11)11 March 1871
Alderbury, Wiltshire, England
Died Jan-Mar 1955
New Forest, Hampshire, England
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon QF (1906, 1908)

Violet Millicent Pinckney (11 March 1871 – January–March 1955) was an English tennis player.

Pinckney was born at Alderbury, Wiltshire, in 1871 to Major William Pinckney and his wife Frances Charlotte Everett.[1] In 1903 she won the German Championships. She took part in the 1908 Summer Olympics, but lost in the initial round to Gladys Eastlake-Smith.[2] In 1907 and 1908 she won the London Championships.[3]

Pinckney died at New Forest, Hampshire, in between January and March 1955.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.john-pinckney.co.uk/family/g0/p138.htm
  2. ^ "Violet Millicent Pinckney Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  3. ^ Dorothea Chambers (1910): Lawn Tennis for Ladies. Methuen & Co. Ltd., London

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