Lot 155Extremely rare May Sutton Wimbledon and USA Ladies...

Auction Date: 15/04/2015 at 10:30 am

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Extremely rare May Sutton Wimbledon and USA Ladies Champion signed postcard c1905 – signed in pen to the front May G Sutton who was the 1st American to win Wimbledon in 1905 at the age of 17yrs old and again in 1907, together with a large signed press tennis photograph of her daughter Dorothy “DoDo” Bundy Cheney playing at Wimbledon in 1946 - In 1938, Cheney became the first American to win the women's singles title at the Australian Championships – overall 10x 8” (3). Note Both May Sutton and her Daughter were inducted into the Tennis Hall Of Fame – “Dodo” had, by the end of her senior playing career, amassed the record number of United States Tennis Association titles — 394.

Hammer Price: £300.00

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