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SAO PAULO -- Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the US Open in the 1950s and 1960s, has died after battling mouth cancer. She was 78. Bueno was admitted to the Nove de Julho hospital in Sao Paulo ...
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Maria Bueno was to Brazilian tennis what Pele was to football – a player of exceptional talent who captured the world's imagination in the 50s and 60s. The much-loved “tennis ballerina”, known for her graceful manner, won three Wimbledon singles titles
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Bueno was also a prolific doubles player, claiming women's titles at all four of the grand slams from 1958-68 and a mixed doubles championship at Roland Garros in 1960. The 9 de Julho Hospital said she had been admitted for "oncological treatment" and ...
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Maria Bueno, tennis champion. Born: 11 October, 1939 in São Paulo, Brazil. Died 8 June, 2018 in São Paulo, Brazil, aged 78. Brazilian tennis star Maria Bueno, who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the US Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and ...
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Maria Bueno, the Brazilian “queen” of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles, died today in Sao Paulo at age 78, her nephew told the Globo Esporte site. She had been suffering from mouth cancer since last year and was ...
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SAO PAULO: Maria Bueno, the Brazilian "queen" of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles, died Friday in Sao Paulo at age 78, the hospital where she was being treated said.
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Maria Bueno, who died earlier this month aged 78, is remembered and loved by all who saw her: “incomparably balletic and flamboyant… playing with breathtaking boldness and panache”, was how US commentator Bud Collins described her. “If she couldn't ...
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Maria Bueno, who has died aged 78, was among the most elegant and naturally gifted tennis players of her generation and a sporting idol in her native South America; she won 19 Grand Slam titles including three Wimbledon and four US Open singles ...
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King said: "I always looked forward to seeing Maria at Wimbledon and some of the other major tournaments. She was the first superstar of South America and she was revered there. "She was a huge influence on my career, and for many players from my ...
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The Centre Court at Wimbledon was buzzing as the glamorous Brazilian tennis diva Maria Bueno sashayed out for her 1962 semi-final match against Vera Sukova, the Czech champion. With Bueno newly returned to the circuit after an eight-month lay-off with ...
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French Open organizers have paid tribute to Maria Bueno, who has died at age 78 after battling mouth cancer, with a minute's applause ahead of the women's singles final. The Brazilian was South America's most successful female tennis player, having won ... -
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Neal Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's “America's Got Talent” and dabbled in Missouri politics, died June 10 at his mother's house in Sikeston, Mo. He was 42. Scott County Coroner Scott Amick said Mr. Boyd had ailments including kidney failure and ... -
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On the Tennis Podcast, presenters Catherine Whitaker and David Law look back on the way Nadal overcame Dominic Thiem and a bout of cramp to win at Roland Garros for the eleventh time. The scoreline shows that Nadal won 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. Does that reflect ...
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French Open organizers have paid tribute to Maria Bueno, who has died at age 78 after battling mouth cancer, with a minute's applause ahead of the women's singles final. The Brazilian was South America's most successful female tennis player, having won ...
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Late last week the tennis world lost 19-time Grand Slam winner Maria Bueno of Brazil. The former No. 1 in the pre-Open Era ... Brazilian player Maria Bueno, who died last week, on debuting pink underwear at Wimbledon. “If you tell me, seven, eight