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Corinne Molesworth (born 18 June 1949) is a former tennis player from the United Kingdom who was active in the 1960s and 70s. In 1967 she became the junior singles champion at the French Championships. Her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the quarterfinal of the singles event at the 1972 French Open. As a qualifier she defeated Nathalie Fuchs, Sonja Pachta, eighth-seeded Linda Tuero and Judy Tegart Dalton to reach the quarterfinal, which she lost in straight sets to first-seeded Evonne Goolagong.[1] At the Wimbledon Championships she reached the third round in the singles event in 1976 in which she was defeated in two sets by second-seeded Evonne Goolagong-Cawley.[2] Her three participations in the singles event of the US Open (1970, 1971, 1972) ended in the first round. She competed in the 1972 Wightman Cup, a team tennis competition for women between the United States and Great Britain, losing her match against Patti Hogan in three sets.[3][4] That year she shared the singles title of the Scottish Championships with Joyce Williams.[5] Partnering Naoko Satō she was runner-up in the doubles event of the 1976 Chichester Tennis Tournament. Molesworth was coached by Arthur Roberts.[3]

Contents

1 Career finals

1.1 Doubles (1 runners-up)

2 References 3 External links

Career finals[edit] Doubles (1 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Runner-up 1. 1976 Chichester Tennis Tournament, UK Grass Naoko Satō Marise Kruger Elizabeth Vlotman 2–6, 1–6

References[edit]

^ "Record breakers". www.rolandgarros.com. Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).  ^ "Players archive – Corinne Molesworth". www.wimbledon.com. All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC).  ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1977). World of Tennis 1977 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. p. 309. ISBN 9780354090117.  ^ "Britain bows, 5-2". The New York Times. 18 June 1972. p. 1.  ^ John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 249, 286. ISBN 9780671216238. 

External links[edit]

Corinne Molesworth at the Women's Tennis Association Corinne Molesworth at the International Tennis Federation

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French Open girls' singles champions

Pre Open Era

1953 Christine Brunon 1954 Beatrice de Chambure 1955 Maria-Teresa Reidl 1956 Eliane Launay 1957 Ilse Buding 1958 Francesca Gordigani 1959 Joan Cross 1960 Françoise Dürr 1961 Robyn Ebbern 1962 Kaye Dening 1963 Monique Salfati 1964 Nicole Seghers 1965 Esme Emanuel 1966 Odile de Roubin 1967 Corinne Molesworth

Open Era

1968 Lesley Hunt 1969 Kazuko Sawamatsu 1970 Veronica Burton 1971 Elena Granatourova 1972 Renáta Tomanová 1973 Mima Jaušovec 1974 Mariana Simionescu 1975 Regina Maršíková 1976 Michelle Tyler 1977 Anne Smith 1978 Hana Mandlíková 1979 Lena Sandin 1980 Kathleen Horvath 1981 Bonnie Gadusek 1982 Manuela Maleeva 1983 Pascale Paradis 1984 Gabriela Sabatini 1985 Laura Garrone 1986 Patricia Tarabini 1987 Natalia Zvereva 1988 Julie Halard 1989 Jennifer Capriati 1990 Magdalena Maleeva 1991 Anna Smashnova 1992 Rossana de los Ríos 1993 Martina Hingis 1994 Martina Hingis 1995 Amélie Cocheteux 1996 Amélie Mauresmo 1997 Justine Henin 1998 Nadia Petrova 1999 Lourdes Domínguez 2000 Virginie Razzano 2001 Kaia Kanepi 2002 Angelique Widjaja 2003 Anna-Lena Grönefeld 2004 Sesil Karatantcheva 2005 Ágnes Szávay 2006 Agnieszka Radwańska 2007 Alizé Cornet 2008 Simona Halep 2009 Kristina Mladenovic 2010 Elina Svitolina 2011 Ons Jabeur 2012 Annika Beck 2013 Belinda Bencic 2014 Daria Kasatkina 2015 Paula Badosa Gibert 2016 Rebeka Masarova 20

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