Gwen Thiele

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Gwen Thiele
Full nameGwen O'Halloran Thiele
Country (sports)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Born(1918-03-23)23 March 1918
Died16 November 1979(1979-11-16) (aged 61)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1937, 1938, 1939)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1955)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open F (1952)

Gwen Thiele (née O'Halloran; 23 March 1918 – 16 November 1979) was an Australian tennis player. She competed in the Australian Open from 1946 to 1965. [1]

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She was posthumously inducted into the South Australian Legend's Club in 2019. [2]

She married A.R. Thiele on 30 December 1944. [3]

Grand Slam tournament finals

Doubles (1 runner-up)

ResultYearChampionshipSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss1955 Australian Championships Grass Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nell Hall Hopman Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mary Bevis Hawton
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Beryl Penrose
5–7, 1–6

Mixed doubles (1 runner-up)

ResultYearChampionshipSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss1952 Australian Championships Grass Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tom Warhurst Flag of Australia (converted).svg Thelma Coyne Long
Flag of Australia (converted).svg George Worthington
7–9, 5–7

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References

  1. Gwen Thiele at australianopen.com
  2. "Thiele, McPherson and Kerr join SA Legend's Club". Tennis Australia . 11 January 2019.
  3. "Tennis Ace as Bride". News . 22 December 1944. p. 7 via National Library of Australia.