Maryna Godwin

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Maryna Godwin (later Maryna Proctor, born 9 September 1944) is a retired South African tennis player. Her best achievement was reaching quarterfinals of the 1968 US Open.[2]

Maryna Godwin
Maryna Godwin 1969.jpg
Maryna Godwin in 1969
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
Born (1944-09-09) 9 September 1944 (age 75)
Umtata, South Africa
Career record8–8
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1968)
Wimbledon3R (1967, 1969)
US OpenQF (1968)
Career record5–5
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open3R (1966, 1967, 1968)
Wimbledon3R (1967)
US Open1R (1968)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon4R (1967, 1968), 1R (1969)

In 1968 and 1969 she played in four ties for the South African Fed Cup team.

In 1969 she met South African cricketer Mike Procter. They married three months later, after which Godwin changed her last name and retired from competitions. For many years, due to Procter's cricket contracts, their family was living half-year in England and half-year in Zimbabwe, but since 1980s they settled in Durban North, South Africa.[1]

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Loss 1. Dec 1967 Borders Championships, South Africa [3] ?   Laura Rossouw   Winnie Shaw
  Nell Truman
4–6, 3–6


  1. ^ a b Catching up with Proccie. 21 April 2012
  2. ^ Maryna Godwin at the International Tennis Federation
  3. ^ "Okker wint East London". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). Delpher. 27 December 1967. p. 14.

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