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Maria Bueno rose to international stardom when she became the first woman to win all four Grand Slam doubles championships — Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open — in a calendar year. Born Oct. 11, 1939, the Brazilian teamed with Darlene Hard for three of her Grand Slam doubles titles in 1960 […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx Heritage Month, Maria Bueno, Tennis, U.S. Open, Women's Tennis Association -

Playing on the pristine tennis courts of the West Side Tennis Club in Queens, New York, Maria Bueno and partner Darlene Hard easily dismantled England’s Ann Haydon and Deidre Catt, 6-1, 6-1, in the U.S. National Championship women’s doubles final on Sept. 17, 1960. Almost three weeks earlier at the National Doubles tennis championships, Bueno […]

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