Kathleen Le Messurier

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Kathleen Le Messurier
Country (sports)  Australia
Died 1 January 1981(1981-01-01)
Adelaide, Australia
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (1932)
Wimbledon 2R (1930)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1924, 1925, 1928, 1932)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1926)

Kathleen Le Messurier was a female tennis player from Australia who was active in the 1920s and 1930s.

Le Messurier was the youngest daughter of Ernest and Jessie Le Messurier. She played competitive tennis for the Methodist Ladies College and later the Semaphore and East Torrens Tennis Clubs.[1]

Le Messurier was a runner-up in the 1932 Australian Championships singles competition, losing in the final to compatriot Coral McInnes Buttsworth in straight sets, 4–6, 7–9. She also reached the doubles final in 1924, 1925, 1928 and 1932 but lost on all four occasions.

In October 1927 she won the singles and doubles title at the Adelaide Championships.[2] In March 1928 she won the South Australian Championships played in Adelaide.[3]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1932 Australian Championships Grass Australia Coral McInnes Buttsworth 4–6, 7–9

Doubles (4 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1924 Australian Championships Grass Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Australia Sylvia Lance Harper
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 1925 Australian Championships Grass Australia Esna Boyd Robertson Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Australia Sylvia Lance Harper
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 1928 Australian Championships Grass United Kingdom Dorothy Weston Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Australia Esna Boyd Robertson
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 1932 Australian Championships Grass United Kingdom Dorothy Weston Australia Coral McInnes Buttsworth
Australia Marjorie Cox Crawford
2–6, 2–6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le Messurier, Kathleen". State Library of South Australia. 
  2. ^ "LAWN TENNIS.". Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938). Kalgoorlie, WA: National Library of Australia. 25 October 1927. p. 7. Retrieved 18 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS.". Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938). Kalgoorlie, WA: National Library of Australia. 6 March 1928. p. 31. Retrieved 18 October 2012. 

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