Beryl Penrose

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Beryl Penrose
Full name Beryl Penrose Collier
Country  Australia
Born (1930-12-22) 22 December 1930 (age 84)
Sydney, Australia
Plays Right–handed
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (1955 )
French Open QF (1955)
Wimbledon QF (1955)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1954, 1955)
French Open SF (1955)
Wimbledon 3R (1955)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (1956)
French Open SF (1952, 1955)
Wimbledon SF (1955)

Beryl Penrose (born 22 December 1930) is a former Australian international tennis player. She competed in the Australian Open 8 times, from 1950 to 1957. She won the singles title in 1955 defeating compatriot Thelma Coyne Long in the final in straight sets.[1]

In January 1948 she won the Australian girls singles title.[2] In July 1952 she won the singles title at the Welsh Championship.[3]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Titles (2)
Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1954 Australian Championships Australia Mary Bevis Hawton South Africa Julia Wipplinger
South Africa Hazel Redick-Smith
6–3, 8–6
1955 Australian Championships Australia Mary Bevis Hawton Australia Nell Hall Hopman
Australia Gwen Thiele
7–5, 6–1

Mixed doubles[edit]

Titles (1)
Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1955 Australian Championships Australia Neale Fraser Australia Mary Bevis Hawton
Australia Roy Emerson
6–2, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beryl Penrose at australianopen.com
  2. ^ "Beryl Penrose is Girls' Tennis Star.". The Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW: National Library of Australia). 26 January 1948. p. 8. 
  3. ^ "TITLE TO MISS PENROSE.". The West Australian (Perth: National Library of Australia). 19 July 1952. p. 10.