Nancye Wynne Bolton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Nancye Wynne Bolton

Australian tennis player

Date of Birth: 10-Jun-1916

Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 09-Nov-2001

Profession: tennis player

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Nancye Wynne Bolton

  • Nancye Wynne Bolton (née Wynne; 2 December 1916 – 9 November 2001) was a tennis player from Australia.
  • She won the women's singles title six times at the Australian Championships, third only to Margaret Court's and Serena Williams' 11 and 7 titles respectively.
  • Bolton won 20 titles at the Australian Championships, second only to Court's 23 titles. According to Wallis Myers and John Orloff of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Bolton was ranked in the world top ten in 1938, 1947, and 1948 (no rankings issued from 1940 through 1945), reaching a career high of World No.
  • 4 in those rankings in 1947 and 1948.
  • According to Ned Potter of American Lawn Tennis magazine, Bolton was the second ranked player in 1947, behind Louise Brough. She married George Bolton on 6 July 1940.
  • He was a RAAF pilot and was killed in May 1942 during a raid on Germany.Bolton was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.

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