Fay Toyne

Fay Toyne (born 18 December 1943), also known by her married name Fay Toyne Moore, is a retired tennis player from Australia whose career spanned the 1960s.

Fay Toyne
Full nameFay Toyne Moore
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1943-12-18) 18 December 1943 (age 77)
Australia
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1962)
French Open4R (1965)
Wimbledon4R (1968)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1961, 1963, 1964, 1967)
French OpenF (1966)
WimbledonQF (1969)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1963, 1964, 1967)
Wimbledon4R (1967, 1968)

Toyne was a doubles finalist at the 1966 French Championships. Partnering Jill Blackman they were defeated in three sets in the final by compatriots Margaret Smith and Judy Tegart.

In the singles event her best result at a Grand Slam event was twice reaching the fourth round. At the 1965 French Championships, she lost in the fourth round to Annette Van Zyl, and in the fourth round of the 1968 Wimbledon Championships, she was defeated in straight sets by first-seeded and eventual champion Billie Jean King.[1]

In 1964, Toyne won the grass court South of England Championships in Eastbourne, defeating Lorna Cornell Cawthorn in the final in three sets. In 1966, she won a single tournament in Prague, Czechoslovakia.[2]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1966 French Championships Clay   Jill Blackman   Margaret Smith
  Judy Tegart
6–4, 1–6, 1–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Fay Toyne (Moore)". AELTC.
  2. ^ "Fay Toyne scores". The Canberra Times. 8 September 1966. p. 28 – via National Library of Australia.

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