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Ilse Buding (born 22 November 1939)[2] is a German former tennis player of Romanian birth who was active from the mid-1950s until 1970. Buding began playing tennis at age 11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina where the family had moved to after World War II.[2] In May 1954 she became the Argentinian junior singles champion.[3][4] She became the French Championships girls' singles champion in 1957 after a victory in the final against Pierrette Seghers.[5] At the Wimbledon Championships Buding made it to the second round of the singles event in 1957, 1959 and 1961. In the doubles event she reached the quarterfinal in 1958 and 1959.[6] In 1956 she reached the final of the All England Plate, a Wimbledon competition for players who were defeated in the first or second rounds of the singles competition, which she lost in two sets to Thelma Coyne.[7] She won the women's doubles event at the Egyptian International Championships in 1957 partnering her sister Edda.[2][8] Personal life[edit] She was born on 22 November 1939 in Lovrin, Romania, the second-youngest of four children of Franz and Erika Buding.[4] Her brother Ingo was a two-time junior singles champion at the French Championships while her sister Edda reached three Grand Slam doubles finals. Buding married British tennis player Mike Davies in July 1959.[9] With her siblings Edda and Ingo she ran a tennis school in Bandol, France in the late 1970s which their father had founded.[10] References[edit]

^ "Von Hatzfeld bis Lovrin" (PDF). Grabatzer Heimatblatt (in German) (8): 42. 2010.  ^ a b c G.P. Hughes, ed. (1958). Dunlop Lawn Tennis Annual 1958. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. p. 313.  ^ "Edda Buding" (in German). Munzinger. Retrieved 11 December 2016.  ^ a b "Uns schickt der Präsident". Der Spiegel (in German) (33): 25. 11 August 1954. Retrieved 11 December 2016.  ^ "Sur les Courts du Monde...". Tennis de France (51): 35. July 1957.  ^ "Player's archive – Ilse Davies (Buding)". www.wimbledon.com. AELTC. Retrieved 5 December 2016.  ^ "Ilse Buding (GER) – Ladies' Singles" (PDF). www.wimbledon.com. AELTC. Retrieved 5 December 2016.  ^ Hedges, Martin (1978). The Concise Dictionary of Tennis. New York: Mayflower Books. p. 47. ISBN 978-0861240128.  ^ Richard Evans (10 January 2016). "Mike Davies obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 December 2016.  ^ "Ecole de Tennis Buding" (PDF) (in French). Le Nouvel Observateur. 28 May 1979. 

External links[edit]

Ilse Buding 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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