Hazel Hotchkiss Wrightman 1924 Gold Medal Olympian & Tennis HOF signed Letter D.1974

Hazel Hotchkiss Wrightman (D. 1974) was an American tennis player and founder of the Wightman Cup, an annual team competition for British and American women. She dominated American women's tennis before World War I, and won 45 U.S. titles during her life (Including 2 Gold Medals at the 1924 Olympics).


A short list of her achievements –

•  17 Grand Slam titles (4 singles, 7 women's doubles, 6 mixed doubles)
•  Won all three titles at the U.S. Championships: 1909–1911
•  Won singles title at the U.S. Championships: 1909–1911, 1919
•  Runner-up in singles at the U.S. Championships: 1915
•  Won women's doubles title at the U.S. Championships: 1909–1911, 1915, 1924, 1928
•  Runner-up in women's doubles at the U.S. Championships: 1919, 1923
•  Won mixed doubles title at the U.S. Championships: 1909–1911, 1915, 1918, 1920
•  Runner-up in mixed doubles at the U.S. Championships: 1926
•  Won women's doubles title at Wimbledon: 1924
•  Olympic gold medalist in women's doubles and mixed doubles: 1924
•  Won singles title at the U.S. Indoor Championships: 1919, 1927
•  Won women's doubles title at the U.S. Indoor Championships: 1919, 1921, 1924, 1927–1931, 1933, 1943
•  Runner-up in women's doubles at the U.S. Indoor Championships: 1923, 1926, 1932, 1941, 1946
•  Won mixed doubles title at the U.S. Indoor Championships: 1923, 1924, 1926–1928
•  Won doubles title at the U.S. Grass Court Championships (for age 40 and over): 1940–1942, 1944, 1946–1950, 1952, 1954
•  U.S. Wightman Cup team member: 1923, 1924, 1927, 1929, 1931
•  U.S. Wightman Cup team captain: 1923, 1924, 1927, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937–1939, 1946–1948
•  Winner of USTA Service Bowl, donated in Wightman's honor: 1940, 1946
•  Author of Better Tennis
•  Coached several women champions, including Sarah Palfrey Cooke, Helen Wills Moody, and Helen Jacobs
•  Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1957


Offered is a handwritten signed letter dated from 1965 on a 5” x 7” piece of paper that she writes out her greatest thrills and signed her full name.  Fantastic Tennis Content!

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Hazel Hotchkiss Wrightman 1924 Gold Medal Olympian & Tennis HOF signed Letter D.1974