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)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1937, 1938, 1939)
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]


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)

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)

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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  1. Gwen Thiele at
  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.