Anita Lizana, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Anita Lizana

Chilean tennis player

Date of Birth: 01-Nov-1915

Place of Birth: Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Date of Death: 21-Aug-1994

Profession: tennis player

Nationality: Chile

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Anita Lizana

  • Anita Lizana de Ellis (19 November 1915 – 21 August 1994) was a world No.
  • 1 tennis player from Chile.
  • She was the first Latin American, and first Hispanic person, to be ranked World Number 1 tennis player.
  • Also, Lizana was the first Latin American to win a Grand Slam singles championship.
  • She won the U.S.
  • Championships singles title in 1937, defeating Jadwiga Jedrzejowska in the final in straight sets.

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