Donna Floyd

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Donna Floyd
Full nameDonna Floyd Fales
Country (sports) United States
Born (1940-10-14) October 14, 1940 (age 80)
Atlanta, Georgia
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQF (1962)
WimbledonQF (1963)
US OpenSF (1960)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (1967)
WimbledonQF (1964)
US OpenF (1967)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenQF (1962)
US OpenW (1966)

Donna Floyd Fales (née Floyd; born October 14, 1940) is a former American amateur tennis player. She was ranked in the Top 10 in the United States from 1960 to 1963, and from 1965 to 1966.


She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Arlington, Virginia at the age of 13. During her playing career she lived in New York City and since 1968 in Miami, Florida.

A graduate of the College of William and Mary, she won her first national junior title at age 15. She captured the singles title at the second national collegiate tournament for women in 1959.[1]

She played on the U.S. Wightman Cup team in 1963, and later was captain of the Wightman and Federation Cup teams.

Fales won the U.S. Clay Court singles title in 1962, and was the U.S. mixed doubles champion in 1966. At the tournaments in Cincinnati and Canada, she won the singles title at Cincinnati in 1959 and at Canada in 1960. She also won the doubles title in Canada in 1960.

Fales has been inducted into Women's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame (1997), the Virginia All Sports Hall of Fame (1997), the Florida Tennis Association Hall of Fame (1987), the William & Mary Athletic Hall of Fame, and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum (1997).[2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1967 U.S. Championships Grass United States Mary-Ann Eisel United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6–4, 3–6, 4–6

Mixed doubles (1 title)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1966 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Owen Davidson United States Carol Hanks
United States Ed Rubinoff
6–1, 6–3


  1. ^ "HoF Inductees – Class of 1997". Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  2. ^ "ITA Women's Tennis Hall of Fame". College of William And Mary.

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