Lesley Charles

Lesley Charles (born 15 July 1952) is a former British international tennis player.[1][2] In 1973 and 1975 she competed in the Australian Open.[3] Charles was a Wimbledon Mixed Doubles runner-Up in 1974, with compatriot Mark Farrell, losing in straight sets to Owen Davidson and Billie Jean King.

Lesley Charles
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born (1952-07-15) 15 July 1952 (age 67)
Worcester, England
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1973, 1975)
French Open2R (1977)
Wimbledon4R (1974)
US Open1R (1974, 1975, 1977)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1973, 1975)
French OpenSF (1977)
WimbledonSF (1976, 1977)
US OpenQF (1977)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonF (1974)
US OpenQF (1974)
Team competitions
Wightman CupW (1974)

In 1974 Charles won 15 doubles titles with Sue Mappin, mainly on the British circuit.[4]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Mixed doubles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1974 Wimbledon Grass   Mark Farrell   Billie Jean King
  Owen Davidson
3–6, 7–9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Charles at wtatennis.com
  2. ^ Lesley Charles at itftennis.com
  3. ^ "Lesley Charles". Australian Open. Retrieved 18 November 2011.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1975). World of Tennis '75 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 265. ISBN 9780362002171.