Rosie Reyes

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Rosie Reyes
Full name Rosa Maria Reyes
Country (sports)  Mexico
Born (1939-03-23) 23 March 1939 (age 78)
Mexico City, Mexico
Plays Right-handed
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open SF (1959)
Wimbledon QF (1957)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1965)
French Open W (1958)
Wimbledon SF (1957, 1958, 1959)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open F (1974)
Wimbledon SF (1959)

Rosa Maria "Rosie" Reyes Darmon (née Reyes; born 23 March 1939) is a retired Mexican tennis player who was an active in the 1950s and 1960s.

Most of her success came on clay on which she won the women's doubles title at the 1958 French Championships partnering with countrywoman Yola Ramírez.[1] She also reached the finals at the same event in 1957 and 1959.

In the singles her best result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the semifinal of the 1959 French Championships in which she lost in straight sets to Zsuzsa Körmöczy of Hungary.

She competed in the women's doubles event at 1968 Summer Olympics, where tennis was reintroduced as an exhibition and demonstration event. Partnering Julie Heldman she won the gold medal in the exhibition event, held in Mexico City, and the silver medal in the demonstration event which was held in Guadalajara.[2]

She is married to former French tennis player Pierre Darmon, (28 January 1960).

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 title, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1957 French Championships Clay Mexico Yola Ramírez United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer
United States Darlene Hard
5–7, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 1958 French Championships Clay Mexico Yola Ramírez Australia Mary Bevis Hawton
Australia Thelma Coyne Long
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 1959 French Championships Clay Mexico Yola Ramírez South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price
South Africa Renee Schuurman
6–2, 0–6, 1–6

Mixed doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1974 French Open Clay Mexico Marcello Lara Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Colombia Iván Molina
3–6, 3–6


  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 401. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Mexico68" (pdf). Organizing Committee of the Games of the XIX Olympiad. pp. 491–496. 

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