Pauline Roberts

Pauline Roberts Cox (nee Titchener) is a British former professional tennis player.[1]

Pauline Roberts
Full namePauline Roberts Cox
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Grand Slam singles results
Wimbledon2R (1961, 62, 64, 65, 66)
US Open4R (1962)
Grand Slam doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1961, 1964)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Wimbledon4R (1960)

A Kent county player, Roberts competed on tour in the 1950s and 1960s. Amongst her best performances, she reached the fourth round in mixed doubles at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships and the fourth round in singles at the 1962 U.S. National Championships. Her tour titles include Barcelona, Guildford and Lowther.[2]

Roberts was the first coach of tennis player Annabel Croft. She was initially hired to coach her mother, but encouraged nine-year old Croft to take to the court and discovered her potential.[3]


  1. ^ "What A Struggle For Pauline". Daily Herald. 13 April 1961.
  2. ^ "Mrs. Roberts Wins". The Birmingham Post. 3 October 1960.
  3. ^ "Croft original". Sunday Telegraph. 20 June 1982.

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