Jill Cooper

Jill Cooper (born 14 April 1949) is a British former professional tennis player.[2]

Jill Cooper
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born (1949-04-14) 14 April 1949 (age 72)
Hamburg, Germany [1]
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1970)
Wimbledon3R (1970, 1972)
US Open1R (1971)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1970, 1971)
Wimbledon2R (1969, 1971)
US Open2R (1972)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1973)

Cooper made her Wimbledon main draw debut in 1969 and played there every year up to 1973, twice reaching the third round.

At the 1970 French Open she was beaten in the second round by Billie Jean King.[3] That year she also became British under-21 champion.[1]

Her titles include the South of France Championships in 1971, which was the last edition of the tournament. She also won the East of England Championships in 1972 and the Scottish Championships in 1973.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 225–226. ISBN 9780671216238.
  2. ^ "Miss Cooper, By 6‐4, 6‐2, Tops Miss Casals in Tennis". The New York Times. 15 August 1972.
  3. ^ "Ashe and Richey Advance in Paris". The New York Times. 30 May 1970.

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