Marie Wagner

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Marie Wagner
Marie wagner.jpg
Wagner in 1913
Country (sports)  USA
Born (1883-02-02)2 February 1883
Freeport, New York, USA
Died 1 April 1975(1975-04-01) (aged 92)[1] or
28 March 1975(1975-03-28) (aged 92)[2]
Plays Right-handed
Int. Tennis HoF 1969 (member page)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open F (1914)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open QF (1914)

Marie Wagner (February 2, 1883 – April 1, 1975[1] or March 28, 1975[2]) was an American tennis champion.


Wagner was born on February 2, 1883 in Freeport, New York. An outstanding tennis player, she won the United States Indoor Championships a record number of times. In the singles event, she won the title six times (1908, 1909, 1911 1913, 1914, and 1917) while in doubles, she was successful in 1910, 1913 (with Clara Kutross), 1916 (with Molla Mallory) and in 1917 (with Margaret Taylor).[1]

At the U.S. National Championships, her best showing was reaching the final in 1914 which she lost in three sets to reigning champion Mary Browne.

Wagner was ranked in the Top 10 in the U.S. between 1913, the first year women were ranked, and 1920 and she achieved a highest national ranking of No.3 in 1914.[1]

She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1969.[2] Wagner died in 1975.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1914 U.S. National Championships Grass United States Mary Browne 2–6, 6–1, 1–6


  1. ^ a b c d Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 699. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0. 
  2. ^ a b c "Marie Wagner". International Tennis Hall of Fame. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 

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