Wendy Gilchrist

Wendy Gilchrist (born 17 May 1950) is a former professional tennis player from Australia. From 1972 she competed as Wendy Paish following her marriage to British Davis Cup player John Paish.[1]

Wendy Gilchrist
Full nameWendy Gilchrist (Paish)
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1950-05-17) 17 May 1950 (age 69)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1970)
French Open2R (1971, 1972, 1974, 1975)
Wimbledon3R (1969, 1974)
US Open3R (1971)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1970)
French Open2R (1971, 1972, 1973)
WimbledonQF (1972)
US Open2R (1971, 1972)


Born in 1950, she is the daughter of tennis player Jim Gilchrist.[2]

Gilchrist, a left-handed player, played on the professional tour in the 1970s and made it into the end of year Virginia Slims Championships in the 1972 season.[3]

Her best performance in a grand slam tournament came at the 1970 Australian Open, where she was a semi-finalist in the women's doubles, partnering Lesley Hunt. She was a mixed doubles quarter-finalist at 1971 French Open and reached the quarter-finals of the women's doubles at the 1972 Wimbledon Championships.


  1. ^ "Tennis Stars Wed". The Straits Times. 18 November 1972. p. 4. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  2. ^ "13th State tennis title for Evonne". The Canberra Times. 19 May 1967. p. 22. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Mrs. King Gains With Christ Evert". New York Times. 13 October 1972. Retrieved 7 July 2018.

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