Maria Bueno Rank
About Maria Bueno
She was a Brazilian tennis player, whose 11-year playing career spanned between the 1950s and 1960s. During the course of her successful career, she is noted to have accumulated 19 Grand Slam titles – an achievement which made her South America's most successful female tennis player in history and also the only one to ever win Wimbledon.
Maria Bueno made history in 1960 for becoming the first female tennis player to ever win a calendar-year Grand Slam in doubles thus, all four majors in a year. She died in 2018 due to illness.
Her father was Pedro Bueno. She was the sister of Pedro Bueno.
She won "The Championship, Wimbledon" in 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1954, 1965 and 1966.
Bueno lifted the "United States Open Tennis Championships" in 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1968.
She picked up the "Australian Open" and the "French Open" in 1960.
She received the "Jean Borotra Sportsmanship Award" by the International Club in 2003.
The centre court of the Olympic Tennis Centre in Rio de Janeiro was named after her in 2003.
Maria Bueno Rank
Maria Bueno's Popularity
Maria Bueno was a famous Brazilian tennis player, who was born on October 11, 1939. As a person born on this date, Maria Bueno is listed in our database as the 83rd most popular celebrity for the day (October 11) and the 174th most popular for the year (1939).
People born on October 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Maria Bueno is the 2515th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Maria Bueno's birthday, Maria Bueno is the 248th most famous Brazilian and ranks 31st in famous people born in São Paulo, Brazil.
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