Alice Greene

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Alice Greene
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Greene (before 1910)
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Born (1879-10-15)15 October 1879
Upton, Northamptonshire, England
Died 26 October 1956(1956-10-26) (aged 77)
Saint Brélade, Jersey
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon SF (1903, 1904

Alice Norah Gertrude Greene (15 October 1879 – 26 October 1956) was a female English tennis player from the United Kingdom. She won a silver medal playing tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. Sometimes referred to as Angela Greene in some references.

Early life[edit]

Greene was born at Upton, Northamptonshire on 15 October 1879, the daughter of Richard and Emma Greene. Her father Richard was a medical doctor and superintendent of the Northampton County Lunatic Asylum in Upton.

Tennis[edit]

At the October 1907 London Covered Courts Championships at the Queen's Club, Greene won the Ladies Single's title.[1] Greene played at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London and won a silver medal in the women's indoor singles event.[2] Greene also placed fifth in the outdoor singles event.[1] Greene was also an international field hockey player.[1]

Later life[edit]

Greene moved to the island of Jersey where she died on 26 October 1956.

In 2010 her Olympic medals were auctioned.[1]

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