Helen Amos

Helen Amos (born 30 June 1948) is an Australian former professional tennis player.

Helen Amos
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1948-06-30) 30 June 1948 (age 73)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1966)
French Open1R (1970)
Wimbledon3R (1969)
US Open1R (1969)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1968, 1970)
French Open2R (1970)
Wimbledon1R (1970)
US Open1R (1969)

Amos, a South Australian, was a quarter-finalist at the 1966 Australian Championships.[1]

At the 1968 US Open she was scheduled to meet Billie Jean King in the first round, for the tournament's inaugural open-era match, but got replaced at the last minute when she didn't show up in time.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Newcombe in semi-finals". The Canberra Times. 28 January 1966. p. 20. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  2. ^ "US holds first open tennis". The Canberra Times. 30 August 1968. p. 22. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  3. ^ Berman, Marc (28 August 2018). "Billie Jean King's first US Open victim pays her a visit". New York Post.

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