Lena Dunham Mortifies Maria Shriver During
Entertainment TonightLena Dunham Mortifies Maria Shriver During Live 'Today' Show Interview: See the Hilarious Reaction!Entertainment TonightThings got more than a little awkward during Lena Dunham's appearance on the Today show on Friday. The always outspoken Girls creator was being interviewed by Maria Shriver about the final season of Dunham's HBO series, when she managed to fluster ...and more »
Posted on 10 February 2017 | 7:35 am
Court back in focus - Deccan Herald
Court back in focusDeccan HeraldNever afraid to rush the net during a career in which she defeated the likes of Maria Bueno and Billie Jean King, Court, now 74, remains unafraid to speak her mind. Despite the show court at the Australian Open that bears her name, she is in many ...and more »
Posted on 4 February 2017 | 12:13 pm
Court dismayed her amateur-era achievements
The AustralianCourt dismayed her amateur-era achievements are ignoredThe AustralianSome of the questions raised about Court's dominance before the open era cite the fact the Australian Championships were predominantly played only by locals. But they ignore the fact that Court played Maria Bueno, a South American champion during the ...
Posted on 3 February 2017 | 5:02 am
At 74, Margaret Court Remains Outspoken on
New York TimesAt 74, Margaret Court Remains Outspoken on Her Prowess, and BeliefsNew York TimesNever afraid to rush the net during a career in which she defeated the likes of Maria Bueno and Billie Jean King, Court, now 74, remains unafraid to speak her mind. Despite the show court at the Australian Open that bears her name, she is in many ...and more »
Posted on 30 January 2017 | 7:37 pm
Legends Newk and Evonne stand up for Court's
Legends Newk and Evonne stand up for Court's recordThe Australian“Maria Bueno came down, and she was a long-time No 1, and Christine Truman (British, three-time slam finalist and winner of the 1959 French Open). “I remember beating Maria when I was 17 in the quarter-finals. So sometimes you look at the honour rolls ...and more »
Posted on 29 January 2017 | 5:00 am
Wimbledon Women’s Final Results
Judy Tegart, 9-7, 7-5. 1967 — Billie Jean King def. Ann Haydon Jones, 6-3, 6-4. 1966 — Billie Jean King def. Maria Bueno, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. 1965 — Margaret Smith def. Maria Bueno, 6-4, 7-5. 1964 — Maria Bueno def. Margaret Smith, 6-4, 7-9, 6-3.
Posted on 10 July 2015 | 8:48 pm
As captured by AP photographers, 10 landmark
In 1957, Althea Gibson became the first black woman to win Wimbledon, almost two decades before Arthur Ashe would achieve the same feat in the men's tournament. Maria Bueno then internationalized women's tennis when the elegant Brazilian won two straight ...
Posted on 26 June 2015 | 1:47 am
Women's History Month 2015: 10 Influential
Seven of those have been won by Brazilian Maria Bueno, who won an incredible three Wimbledon crowns and four U.S. Open titles from 1959 to 1966. In addition to that, Bueno had even more success in the doubles tournaments, winning 11 majors. Overall ...
Posted on 9 March 2015 | 7:04 pm
Queensland Tennis' Golden Girls call for
"There was Jan Lehane, Robyn Ebbern – who lived near the Milton Tennis Courts - and Leslie Turner," she said. She remembers playing a match on Wimbledon's centre court against the world's number one, South American Maria Bueno. "I got to the last 16 of ...
Posted on 2 January 2015 | 6:21 pm
Women tennis players who have won the U.S.
Women tennis players who won enough U.S. Open titles prior to 1968 to make this list include Molla Mallory (eight titles), Helen Wills (seven titles), Maria Bueno (four titles), Pauline Betz (four titles), Alice Marbles (four titles), Helen Jacobs (four ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 10:44 am