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|Country (sports)||United States|
November 5, 1875|
Maplewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||April 30, 1957(aged 81)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||SF (1895, 1897)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||W (1897, 1898)|
Kathleen Gill Atkinson (November 5, 1875 – April 30, 1957) was an American tennis player of the end of the 19th century andstart of the 20th century.
With her older sister, Juliette, both residents of Maplewood, she won the US Women's National Championship in women's doubles 1897 and 1898. They were the first sisters to win a title together and the first to play each other in a semi final until the Williams sisters played in the final.
Grand Slam finals
Doubles (2 titles)
|Winner||1897||U.S. National Championships||Grass||Juliette Atkinson|| Mrs. F. Edwards
|6–2, 6–1, 6–1|
|Winner||1898||U.S. National Championships||Grass||Juliette Atkinson|| Marie Wimer
|6–1, 2–6, 4–6, 6–1|
- Staff. "WINS HAVE BEEN SERVED FAMILY STYLE \ SERENA, VENUS STILL ALIVE IN SEMIS OF SINGLES, DOUBLES", Philadelphia Daily News, September 10, 1999. Accessed November 9, 2012. "Juliette and Kathleen Atkinson, of Maplewood, NJ, reached the semis at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, with Juliette winning both titles."