5 June 1962 |
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1r (1983)|
|French Open||1r (1981)|
|Wimbledon||1r (1981, 1983)|
|US Open||1r (1981)|
|Last updated on: 7 August 2007.|
Debbie Freeman (born 5 June 1962) is an Australian former tennis player who won Junior Wimbledon in 1980.
In 1980 Freeman became the first Australian to win Girls' Singles title at Wimbledon. At the moment she is the only Australian to win the Junior Girls Wimbledon title. Freeman received a telegram from the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Fraser, congratulating her on her win.
Freeman however failed to capitalise on her Junior titles, losing first round matches at the US Open, Wimbledon and the French Open in the following year. She retired from professional tennis soon after.
- "Australian Junior Summer Circuit" (pdf). Tennis Australia. 2008. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
- "Top grooming for future stars". The Age. 30 November 1981. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
- Nicklin, Lenore (8 July 1980). "Winner was last minute choice". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
- Walton, Darren (1 January 2010). "High hopes for Tennis Australia recruit". The Age. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
- Debbie Freeman at the Women's Tennis Association
- Debbie Freeman at the International Tennis Federation