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Doris Hart dies at 89; tennis great won 3 Wimbledon titles in 1 day
Doris Hart dies at 89; tennis great won 3 Wimbledon titles in 1 day

Tennis great Doris Hart, who won each Grand Slam tournament at least once, and once won three Wimbledon titles in a single day, died Friday at her home in Coral Gables, Fla. She was 89. Her death was announced by the International Tennis Hall of Fame. A cause was not disclosed. Hart, known for her drop shot mastery, won titles in 1954-55 at the U.S. Championships, which later became the U.S. Open. She won the French Open twice and Wimbledon and the Australian Open once each. She also totaled 29 major doubles titles and ranked No. 1 in the world in 1951. That year, Hart had her finest tournament at Wimbledon, when she won three titles. She defeated friend Shirley Fry in singles before...

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