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CAWLEY, Evonne Fay

Also known as: née Goolagong

Born: 31/07/1951

Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: Yes

Special Achievements:

First Aboriginal Australian to win the prestigious Wimbledon tennis singles title (1971)

Additional Information:

Tennis - Australian Open - won 4 times. French Open - won 1.
Wimbledon - won 1971 & 1980
Won a total of 92 Professional tournaments

Awarded A.O. And M.B.E.


Resources

  • Image - Evonne Cawley

    Image courtesy of Evonne Cawley