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Margaret Court

(b. 1942)


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Court, Margaret (1942)

Court, Margaret (1942– )

KENNEDY, Denise Margaret (born 1942), a County Court Judge, Northern Ireland, 2000–12

ALLISON, Gillian Margaret Clarkson (born 1960), a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts), since 2005

MacGREGOR, Heather Margaret (born 1952), District Judge, Central Family Court (formerly Principal Registry, Family Division), since 2004

Ponsonby, Madeleine Lola Margaret (born 1935), owner and Director, New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Art Gallery, Roche Court and Roche Farm

KILLICK, Angela Margaret (born 1943), Deputy Chairman, Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service, 2001–03

LEWIS, Gwynedd Margaret (1911 - 1993), a Recorder of the Crown Court, 1974–81; barrister-at-law

KIRKHAM, Frances Margaret (born 1947), a Senior Circuit Judge, Technology and Construction Court, Birmingham, 2000–11; Judge, Qatar International Court, since 2013; Chartered Arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator; trainer of advocacy and advanced litigation skills

HUDSON, Rachel Sophia Margaret (born 1963), a Circuit Judge, since 2009; a Deputy High Court Judge, since 2008; Designated Family Judge for Northumbria and North Durham, since 2014

COYLE, William Thomas (died 1951), District Court Judge and Chairman of Quarter Sessions, 1927–39; son of late Patrick and Margaret Coyle, Enniskillen, North Ireland

BOOTH, Margaret (Myfanwy Wood) (born 1933), President, Family and Parenting Institute, since 2004 (Chairman, 1999–2004); a Judge of the High Court, Family Division, 1979–94

 

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1942– )

Australian tennis player who dominated the women's game during the 1960s.

Court was originally a left-hander who trained herself to play tennis with her right hand. Her first success was in mixed doubles and in 1963 she won the grand slam of all four major titles, partnered by Ken Fletcher. Court's game was characterized by a particularly fine backhand and volley but occasionally marred by attacks of nerves. She won three singles titles at Wimbledon (1963, 1965, and 1970), was French champion five times (1962, 1965, 1969, 1970, and 1973), and more or less monopolized the Australian title for over a decade (1960–66, 1969–71, and 1973). In 1970 she achieved the grand slam in singles tournaments. She retired in 1977.

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).


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