Virginia Wade

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Sarah Virginia Wade OBE (born 10 July 1945) is a British tennis player turned commentator. She was born in Bournemouth, Hampshire.[1] She turned pro in 1968. She won the US Open in 1968, the Australian Open in 1972 and Wimbledon in 1977. She retired in 1986. Since 1981, she has been a commentator for the BBC. As of 2013, she is the last British woman to win a major tennis tournament.

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