Mary Carter Reitano

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Mary Carter Reitano
Country (sports)  Australia
Born (1934-11-29) 29 November 1934 (age 81)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (1956, 1959)
French Open QF (1959)
Wimbledon 4R (1955)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1961)
French Open SF (1959)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open F (1961)

Mary Carter Reitano (born 29 November 1934) is a female former tennis player from Australia.

Reitano won the singles title at the 1956 and 1959 Australian Championships and reached the semifinals there eight times. She teamed with Margaret Court to win the women's doubles title there in 1961. Reitano teamed with three different partners to be the runner-up in women's doubles at the 1956, 1959, and 1962 Australian Championships. She also was the runner-up in mixed doubles at the 1961 Australian Championships.

She became a coaching professional in 1962.[1]

Grand Slam tournament finals[edit]

Singles (2 titles)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1956 Australian Championships Grass Australia Thelma Long 3–6, 6–2, 9–7
Winner 1959 Australian Championships Grass South Africa Renée Schuurman 6–2, 6–3

Doubles: (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1961 Australian Championships Grass Australia Margaret Court Australia Mary Bevis Hawton
Australia Jan Lehane O'Neill
6–4, 3–6, 7–5

Mixed doubles (1 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1961 Australian Championships Grass Australia John Pearce Australia Jan Lehane
Australia Bob Hewitt
7–9, 2–6

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 Career SR
Australian Championships SF SF W QF SF W SF SF SF 2 / 9
French Championships A 1R A A 1R QF A 4R A 0 / 4
Wimbledon A 4R A A 1R 3R A 2R A 0 / 4
U.S. Championships A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
SR 0 / 1 0 / 3 1 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 1 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 1 2 / 17

A = did not participate in the tournament.

SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mary Reitano to Turn Pro.". The Age. 22 March 1962. p. 8. 

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