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Wade, Virginia Wade(noun)
English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
Sarah Virginia Wade, OBE is an English former tennis player. She won three Grand Slam singles championships and four Grand Slam doubles championships, and is the only British woman in history to have won titles at all four Grand Slam tournaments. She was ranked as high as No. 2 in the world in singles, and No. 1 in the world in doubles. She won the women's singles championship at Wimbledon on 1 July 1977, in that tournament's centenary year, and remains the last British woman to have won a Grand Slam singles tournament. After retiring from competitive tennis, she coached for four years and has also worked as a tennis commentator and game analyst for the BBC and Eurosport.
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