Margarette Ballard

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Margarette Ballard (20 December 1866 – unknown) was an American tennis player from the end of the 19th century.

In 1889, she won the first ever women's doubles at the U.S. Women's National Championship with Bertha Townsend.[1]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 title, 1 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1889 U.S. Championships Grass United States Bertha Townsend United States Marion Wright
United States Laura Knight
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 1890 U.S. Championships Grass United States Bertha Townsend United States Grace Roosevelt
United States Ellen Roosevelt
1–6, 2–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 508. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.