Wills, Helen (Newington)


Wills, Helen (Newington)
o Helen Wills Moody p. ext. Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark

(6 oct. 1905, Centerville, Cal., EE.UU.–1 ene. 1998, Carmel, Cal.).

Tenista estadounidense. En 1923 ganó el primero de sus siete títulos de singles en el Campeonato de EE.UU. En los Juegos Olímpicos de 1924 logró la medalla de oro en singles y en dobles. Su juego era tan fuerte que de 1927 a 1932 ganó todo los sets de singles que jugó en EE.UU. Obtuvo ocho veces el título de Wimbledon (1927–30, 1932, 1933, 1935 y 1938), récord que sólo quebró Martina Navratilova en 1990.

Helen Wills, tenista estadounidense.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; neg. no. LC USZ 62 76271

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Wills,Helen Newington — Wills (wĭlz), Helen Newington. Also Helen Wills Moo·dy (mo͞oʹdē) 1906 1998. American tennis player who was the dominant woman player in the 1920s and 1930s. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wills, Helen (Newington) — or Helen Wills Moody in full Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark born Oct. 6, 1905, Centerville, Calif., U.S. died Jan. 1, 1998, Carmel, Calif. U.S. tennis player. She won the first of seven U.S. singles titles in 1923. She took the gold medal in… …   Universalium

  • Wills, Helen — ▪ 1999       American tennis player (b. Oct. 6, 1905, Berkeley, Calif. d. Jan. 1, 1998, Carmel, Calif.), dominated women s tennis in the 1920s and 30s, winning 31 major tournaments. Wills was encouraged to play by her father and at the age of 15… …   Universalium

  • Helen Newington Wills — noun United States tennis player who dominated women s tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905 1998) • Syn: ↑Moody, ↑Helen Wills Moody, ↑Helen Wills • Instance Hypernyms: ↑tennis player …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helen — /hel euhn/, n. 1. Also called Helen of Troy. Class. Myth. the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda and wife of Menelaus whose abduction by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War. 2. a female given name. [ < F Hélène < L Helena < Gk Heléne, of… …   Universalium

  • Helen — Hay varias mujeres llamadas Helen, incluyendo: ● Helen Atkinson Wood ● Helen Chadwick ● Helen Clark ● Helen Frankenthaler ● Helen Gandy ● Helen Garner ● Helen Hayes ● Helen Hunt ● Helen Keller ● Helen Mirren También existen al menos tres ciudades …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wills — (as used in expressions) Wilde, Oscar (Fingal O Flahertie Wills) Wills, Bob James Robert Wills Wills, Helen (Newington) Helen Wills Moody Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Helen Wills Moody — noun United States tennis player who dominated women s tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905 1998) • Syn: ↑Moody, ↑Helen Wills, ↑Helen Newington Wills • Instance Hypernyms: ↑tennis player * * * Helen Wills …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helen Wills Moody — Medallero Competidor por …   Wikipedia Español

  • Helen Wills Moody — Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark (* 6. Oktober 1905 Centerville, Kalifornien; † 1. Januar 1998 Carmel, Kalifornien) war eine US amerikanische Tennisspielerin. Zusammen mit der Französin Suzanne Lenglen …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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