Robina Blakelock[1] (born 21 February 1944) is a British former tennis player. Starting in 1963, she competed under her married name, Robin Lloyd, and was remarried in 1970 to Australian player Graham Primrose.[2]

Robin Blakelock
Full nameRobina Blakelock
Country (sports) Great Britain
Born (1944-02-21) 21 February 1944 (age 80)
Grand Slam singles results
French Open3R (1963, 1965)
Wimbledon3R (1965)
Grand Slam doubles results
French Open3R (1965)
WimbledonSF (1968)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
French Open1R (1963)
Wimbledon3R (1961, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1969)

Active in the 1960s, Blakelock grew up in Sussex. She was a British junior champion and as a 19-year old came close to beating Angela Mortimer, holding a match point against her in the 1962 Brighton final.[3] Her best Wimbledon performances included a singles third round appearance in 1965 and All England Plate runner-up finish in 1966. She was a women's doubles semi-finalist at the 1968 Wimbledon Championships with Frances MacLennan.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ "May Reach Top Class". West Sussex County Times. 19 September 1958. p. 3.
  2. ^ "Primrose named Jax tennis coach". The Anniston Star. 31 January 1971.
  3. ^ "Miss Mortimer Survives a Match Point". Birmingham Daily Post. 21 May 1962. p. 20.
  4. ^ Talbot, David (6 July 1968). "Wimbledon Report". Birmingham Daily Post.

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