Dorothy Holman

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Dorothy Holman
Dorothy Holman 1919.jpg
Full name Edith Dorothy Holman
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Born (1883-07-18)18 July 1883
Kilburn, London, England
Died 1968
London, England
Plays Right-handed
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon SF (1913)
Other tournaments
WHCC W (1920)
WCCC W (1919)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon SF (1919, 1922)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1913)

Edith Dorothy Holman (18 July 1883 – 1968) was a British tennis player who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.

Holman was born in Kilburn, London. In 1920 she won the silver medal in the singles event as well as in the doubles competition with her partner Geraldine Beamish. She also competed in the mixed doubles event with Gordon Lowe but they were eliminated in the first round. In 1919 she won the World Covered Court Championship defeating Germaine Regnier Golding in the final in straight sets. She also won the World Hard Court Championship in 1920 defeating Francisca Subirana in straight sets. She won the British Covered Court Championships, played at the Queen's Club in London, on four occasions (1912, 1914, 1921 and 1922).

Her best result at the Wimbledon Championships came during her first appearance in 1913 when she reached the semifinal of the singles event which she lost to Winifred Slocock McNair.

World championships singles finals[edit]

Titles (2)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score
1919 World Covered Court Championships United Kingdom Germaine Regnier Golding 6–3, 6–4
1920 World Hard Court Championships Spain Francisca Subirana 6–0, 7–5

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