Maria Bueno

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Birthday
11, 1939
Birthplace
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Death Date
Jun 8, 2018 (78)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1939
Birthplace
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Death Date
Jun 8, 2018 (78)

About

Brazilian tennis champ won nineteen major titles in eleven years.

Before Fame

She won her first tournament at age twelve with no formal training.

Trivia

She was the first woman ever to win all four Grand Slam double titles in one year.

Family Life

Grew up with tennis-loving parents in Sao Paulo and a brother named Pedro who would later play in the Davis Cup.

Associated With

Played both alongside and against Billie Jean King in the championships.