Anne-Marie Seghers

Anne-Marie Lucienne Seghers (15 September 1911 – 17 January 2012)[2] was a French tennis player . She reached the singles final at the 1941 French Championships in which she was defeated by Alice Weiwers in straight sets. As the final was played during wartime in occupied France it is not recognized as an official French Championships and is known by the name Tournoi de France. She reached the quarterfinal in 1949 and 1954.[3] Seghers competed in the Wimbledon Championships in 1949 and 1950.[4] In the singles event in 1950 she reached the third round in which she lost to Gussie Moran.

Anne-Marie Seghers
Full nameAnne-Marie Seghers Simon
Country (sports) France
Born(1911-09-15)15 September 1911
Paris, France
Died17 January 2012 (aged 100)[1]
Puteaux, France
PlaysLeft-handed
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQF (1949,1954)
Wimbledon3R (1950)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (1949, 1950)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (1949, 1950)

In April 1955 she was runner-up to Ginette Bucaille in the singles event at the International Championships of Paris.[5]

Seghers was ranked joint No.1 in France in 1950.[6]

Tournoi de France finalsEdit

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Opponent Score
Loss 1941 Tournoi de France   Alice Weiwers 3–6, 0–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Décès de notre membre et amie Anne-Marie Seghers". www.france.ictennis.net. L'International Tennis Club de France.
  2. ^ "SIMON Anne". Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  3. ^ Collins, Bud (2008). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book. New York, N.Y: New Chapter Press. p. 394. ISBN 0-942257-41-3.
  4. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Anne Seghers". AELTC.
  5. ^ G.P. Hughes, ed. (1956). Dunlop Lawn Tennis Annual and Almanack 1956. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. pp. 221, 225.
  6. ^ G.P. Hughes, ed. (1951). Dunlop Lawn Tennis Annual and Almanack 1951. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. p. 222.