Winifred McNair

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Winifred McNair
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Born (1877-08-09)9 August 1877
Donnington, England
Died 28 March 1954(1954-03-28) (aged 76)
Kensington, London, England
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon F (1913)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1913)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon SF (1921, 1922)

Winifred McNair (née Winifred Margaret Slocock, 9 August 1877 – 28 March 1954) was a female tennis player from Great Britain. She is best remembered for her women's doubles (partnering Kathleen McKane) gold medal at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. Between 1906 and 1925 she competed in 15 editions of the Wimbledon Championships.[1] Her best Wimbledon result came in 1913 when she reached the final of the all-comers' event and won the doubles title, partnering Dora Boothby.[1]

In 1908 she married Roderick McNair.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 19131 Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers 0–6, 4–6

1This was actually the all-comers final as Ethel Thomson Larcombe did not defend her 1912 Wimbledon title, which resulted in the winner of the all-comers final winning the challenge round and, thus, Wimbledon in 1913 by walkover.

Doubles (1 title)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1913 Wimbledon Championships Grass United Kingdom Dora Boothby United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry
United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers
4–6, 2–4 retired


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