Winifred Geraldine Ramsey Beamish (née Ramsey; 23 June 1883 – 10 May 1972) was an English tennis player who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.
|Full name||Winifred Geraldine Ramsey Beamish|
|Country (sports)||United Kingdom|
|Born||23 June 1883|
Forest Gate, London, U.K.
|Died||10 May 1972 (aged 88)|
St Pancras, London, U.K.
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Wimbledon||SF (1919, 1922, 1923)|
|Olympic Games||2R (1920)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Other doubles tournaments|
|WCCC||W (1919, 1920, 1923)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Other mixed doubles tournaments|
|Olympic Games||2R (1920)|
She competed at The Championships, Wimbledon from 1910 throughout 1933 in each year the tournament was held, reaching the semifinals three times in 1919, 1922 and 1923. In 1919 she lost to Phyllis Satterthwaite, in 1922, she lost to Molla Mallory and the following year to Suzanne Lenglen.
In 1920 she won the silver medal in the Olympics doubles competition with her partner Dorothy Holman. She also competed in the mixed doubles event with her husband Alfred, but they were eliminated in the second round. In the singles competition she had a walkover in the first round and was eliminated in the second round by her doubles partner Dorothy Holman.
One of her greatest triumphs was her title at the World Covered Court Championship (WCCC) in 1920 where she defeated Kathleen McKane Godfree in the final in three sets. Along with McKane Godfree she won the WCCC doubles title in 1919, 1920 and 1923.
Grand Slam finalsEdit
Doubles (1 runner-up)Edit
|Runner-up||1921||Wimbledon||Grass||Irene Bowder Peacock|| Suzanne Lenglen
World championships finalsEdit
Singles (1 title)Edit
|Winner||1920||World Covered Court Championships||Wood||Kathleen McKane||6–2, 5–7, 9–7|
Doubles (4 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit
|Winner||1919||World Covered Court Championships||Wood||Kathleen McKane|| Dorothy Holman
|Winner||1920||World Covered Court Championships||Wood||Kathleen McKane|| Doris Craddock
Irene Bowder Peacock
|Runner-up||1922||World Hard Court Championships||Wood||Kathleen McKane|| Suzanne Lenglen
|Winner||1923||World Hard Court Championships||Clay||Kathleen McKane|| Germaine Golding
|Winner||1923||World Covered Court Championships||Wood||Kathleen McKane|| Germaine Golding
Mixed doubles (1 title)Edit
|Winner||1919||World Covered Court Championships||Wood||Max Decugis|| Germaine Golding
|Runner-up||1922||World Hard Court Championships||Clay||John Gilbert|| Suzanne Lenglen
|4–6, 6–4, 0–6|
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Geraldine Beamish (full name: Winifred Geraldine Beamish)". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- "Winifred BEAMISH". ITFtennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 25 February 2014.