Helen Wills Moody 1998 Deaths

Helen Wills Moody

Age: 92

women's tennis great who won eight Wimbledon singles titles in the 1920s and 1930s; won 31 major titles, including seven U.S. championships and four French titles over her illustrious career; garnered an Olympic gold medal in Paris in 1924; she won her first girl's national title at the age of 17, making her the youngest champion to that point; her serious demeanor earned her the nickname "Little Miss Poker Face"; was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1959 and was named AP Female Athlete of the Year in 1935; cause of death not given

Died: Carmel, Calif., Jan. 1, 1998

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