Brough, Louise

Brough, Louise

(Louise Brough Clapp) (brŭf), 1923–2014, American tennis player, b. Oklahoma City. A champion in the 1940s and 50s, renowned for her powerful serve-and-volley game and crushing topspin serve, she won 35 Grand Slam championships, 6 in singles, 21 in women's doubles, and 8 in mixed doubles competition. Brough was ranked number one in U.S. national play in 1947 and number one in the world in 1955. She was also undefeated in her 22 Wightman Cup matches. A superb doubles player, she won 20 women's doubles championships with her close friend and singles rival, Margaret Osborne duPontduPont, Margaret Osborne,
1918–2012, American tennis player, b. Joseph, Oreg. Known for her aggressive play and endurance, she was one of the finest female players in the mid-20th cent.
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. From 1942 to 1950 Brough and duPont were undefeated in U.S. doubles play, a record.
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GETAWAY: CCTV captures truck waiting to be loaded' TARGET: Truck arrives at Securitas cash depot' BIG DAY: Colin and Lynn Dixon marry in 1979' ARREST: Office where woman was held' REPORTING: Jeff Edwards, Aidan McGurran, Martin Fricker, Stephanie Busari, Greig Box, Graham Brough, Louise Male, Pete Samson, Nick Sommerlad and Tom Parry
GETAWAY: CCTV captures truck waiting to be loaded' TARGET: Truck arrives at Securitas cash depot' ARREST: Office where woman was held' BIG DAY: Colin and Lynn Dixon marry in 1979' REPORTING: Jeff Edwards, Aidan McGurran, Martin Fricker, Stephanie Busari, Greig Box, Graham Brough, Louise Male, Pete Samson, Nick Sommerlad and Tom Parry