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Kitty Godfree
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Born in Bayswater, London
Born on 7th of May 1896
Died on 19th of June 1992

Born 1896. Died 1992 - English tennis player.

Lost the 1923 Wimbledon final to Suzanne Lenglen. Went on to win the final in 1924 and 1926. Kitty and her husband Leslie are the only married couple ever to win the mixed doubles championship at Wimbledon winning the title in 1926. Received a Centenary medallion on Wimbledon's Centre Court in 1977.

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