Doris Metaxa

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Doris Metaxa
Full name Doris Metaxa Howard
Country (sports)  France
Born (1911-06-12)12 June 1911
Died 7 September 2007(2007-09-07) (aged 96)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1931, 1932)
Wimbledon 4R (1932)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open QF (1931, 1934)
Wimbledon W (1932)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 1R (1929, 1930)
Wimbledon QF (1934)

Doris Metaxa Howard (née Metaxa; 12 June 1911 – 7 September 2007), was a French tennis player of the 1930s.

In 1932, she won Wimbledon in the women's doubles with the Belgian Josane Sigart against Elizabeth Ryan and Helen Jacobs, one year after a finals defeat with the same partner.[1]

Two weeks after this success, she married the British rugby player Peter Dunsmore Howard.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1931 Wimbledon Championships Grass Belgium Josane Sigart United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford King
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1932 Wimbledon Championships Grass Belgium Josane Sigart United States Elizabeth Ryan
United States Helen Jacobs
6–4, 6–3


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