Edda Buding

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Edda Buding
Full name Edda Helene Buding-Duchting
Country (sports)  Argentina (1954)
 West Germany
Born (1936-11-13)13 November 1936
Lovrin, Romania
Died 15 July 2014(2014-07-15) (aged 77)
Aalen, Germany
Plays Right-handed
Career record 26–17[1]
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 4R (1968)
Wimbledon QF (1959)
US Open 2R (1961)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 4R (1968)
Wimbledon 4R (1968)
US Open F (1961)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open F (1957)
Wimbledon F (1961)

Edda Buding (11 January 1936 – 15 July 2014) was a German tennis player of Romanian birth. She received the doubles gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics doubles demonstration event partnered with Helga Niessen Masthoff. Along with Yola Ramírez Ochoa, she was the runner-up in the 1961 U.S. Championships women's doubles event and with Robert Howe was the runner-up in mixed doubles at Wimbledon in 1961. She was the sister of Ingo Buding, a two-time junior singles champion at the French Championships, and Ilse Buding.

She won the 1961 U.S. Women's Clay Court Championships singles title after a three-sets victory in the final against Karen Hantze.

Buding died in 2014 in Aalen, Germany.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Grand Slam mixed doubles (2 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1957 French Championships Clay Chile Luis Ayala Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová
Czechoslovakia Jiří Javorský
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1961 Wimbledon Grass Australia Robert Howe Australia Fred Stolle
Australia Lesley Turner
11–9, 6–2

Grand Slam women's doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1961 U.S. Championships Gras Mexico Yola Ramírez Australia Lesley Turner
United States Darlene Hard
6–4, 5–7, 6–0

Other doubles titles[edit]

Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1968 Olympic Games Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff United States Julie Heldman
Mexico Rosie Reyes
6–3, 6–4

Fed Cup final[edit]

Year Buding's Team Opposing Team Score

Germany Edda Buding
Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff
Germany Helga Hösl Schultze

United States Julie Heldman
United States Billie Jean King
United States Carole Caldwell Graebner



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