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Margaret Court (24), Steffi Graf (22) and Helen Wills Moody (19) are the only three women to have won more Grand Slam titles.
That changed in the 1930s when women's tennis hit the big time, with stars such as Suzanne Lenglen, Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs.
22), Helen Wills Moody (19), Martina Navratilova (18) and Chris Evert (18); 8.
Identifying the inhibitory hormone in humans forces us to revise our understanding of the control mechanism of human reproduction," said first author Takayoshi Ubuka, a post-doctoral fellow in the UC Berkeley Department of Integrative Biology and in the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute.
In the frame: Margaret Court, Steffi Graf; Helen Wills Moody; Martina Navratilova; Chris Evert; Billie Jean King; Serena Williams (pictured).
Williams' crushing win on Saturday night saw her join an elite group of Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Helen Wills Moody, Steffi Graf and Margaret Court who have all won 10 or more grand slams.
Helen Wills, 41, of Woodford, East London, said: "The heat was unbearable.
Juju' did not drop a set all tournament and joins Chris Evert, Steffi Graf, Margaret Court and Helen Wills Moody in having won four or more titles here since 1925 - the year the championships were opened to non-French residents.
Also On This Day: 1644: Oliver Cromwell'sRoundheads defeated the Royalist Cavaliers under Prince Rupert at the Battle of Marston; 1900: The Zeppelin made its maiden flight from Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany; 1938: Helen Wills Moody won her record eighth Wimbledon women's singles title; 1956: Elvis Presley recorded Hound Dog and Don't be Cruel.
Helen Wills Moody, the hard-hitting, poker-faced tennis great who won eight Wimbledon singles titles during America's golden era of sports and shared newspaper headlines with the heroes of the 1920s and '30s, died Thursday at a convalescent hospital in Carmel.
Noam Sobel, Associate Professor at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC Berkeley.