Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman

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Birthday
20, 1866
Birthplace
Healdsburg, CA
Death Date
Dec 5, 1974 (107)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1866
Birthplace
Healdsburg, CA
Death Date
Dec 5, 1974 (107)

About

Early 20th-century women's tennis champion. She won four US Open Championships from 1909 to 1919.

Before Fame

She had a reputation for sportsmanship.

Trivia

She won two gold medals in tennis at the 1924 Paris Olympic Games.

Family Life

Married George Wightman in 1912.

Associated With

Queen Elizabeth II named her an honorary Commander of the British Empire in 1973.