Billie Yorke: Wikis

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Billie Yorke
Country United Kingdom
Residence
Date of birth 19th Century
Place of birth
Singles
Grand Slam results
French Open 1/8
Doubles
French Open Won (3)
Wimbledon Won (1)
French Open Won (1)

Billie Yorke was a British tennis player of the 1930s.

At the French Open, she won the women's doubles three years running, along with Simone Mathieu (1936-1938). With the same partner, she also won Wimbledon in 1937.

She also won the mixed doubles at the French Open in 1936, along with Marcel Bernard.

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Billie Yorke's titles (partial)

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Singles titles

None known

Singles finals lost

None known

Doubles titles

Date Name and place of tournament Cat. ($) Surf. Partner Finalists Score
1 1936 French Open, Paris G. Slam Clay (ext.) France Simone Mathieu United Kingdom Susan Noel
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
2-6, 6-4, 6-4 French Open 1936
2 1937 French Open, Paris G. Slam Clay (ext.) France Simone Mathieu United States Dorothy Andrus
France Sylvie Jung Henrotin
3-6, 6-2, 6-2 French Open 1937
3 1937 Wimbledon G. Slam Grass (ext.) France Simone Mathieu United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford King
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack Pitman
6-3, 6-3 Wimbledon 1937
4 1938 French Open, Paris G. Slam Clay (ext.) France Simone Mathieu France Arlette Halff
France Nelly Adamson Landry
6-3, 6-3 French Open 1938

Doubles finals lost

Date Name and place of tournament Cat. ($) Surf. Winners Partner Score
1 1933 Wimbledon G. Slam Grass (ext.) France Simone Mathieu
United States Elizabeth Ryan
United Kingdom Freda James Hammersley 6-2, 9-11, 6-4 Wimbledon 1933
2 1938 Wimbledon G. Slam Grass (ext.) United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke
United States Alice Marble
France Simone Mathieu 6-2, 6-3 Wimbledon 1938
3 1939 Wimbledon G. Slam Grass (ext.) United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke
United States Alice Marble
United States Helen Hull Jacobs 6-1, 6-0 Wimbledon 1939

Mixed doubles finals lost

Date Name and place of tournament Cat. ($) Surf. Partner Finalists Score
1 1936 French Open, Paris G. Slam 0 Grass (ext.) France Marcel Bernard France Sylvie Jung Henrotin
France Martin Legeay
7-5, 6-8, 6-3 French Open 1936

Performances at Grand Slams (partial)

Singles

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1934 - 2nd round (1/16) United States H. Hull Jacobs - -
1935 - 3rd round (1/8) France S. J. Henrotin - -
1946 - 1st round (1/32) France J. Patorni - -

Best results shown

Doubles

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1933 - - Final
United Kingdom J. Hammersley
France S. Mathieu
United States E. Ryan
-
1936 - Won
France S. Mathieu
United Kingdom Susan Noel
Poland Jędrzejowska
- -
1937 - Won
France S. Mathieu
United States D. Andrus
France J. Henrotin
Won
France S. Mathieu
United Kingdom P. M. King
United Kingdom E. G. Pitman
-
1938 - Won
France S. Mathieu
France A. Halff
France N. A. Landry
Final
France S. Mathieu
United States S. P. Cooke
United States Alice Marble
-
1939 - - Final
United States H. H. Jacobs
United States S. P. Cooke
United States Alice Marble
-

Best result shown


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