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19-May-2017
19-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The bust commemorates tennis player, Lesley Bowrey who won the singles title at the French Championships, one of the four Grand Slam events, in 1963 and 1965.  

In addition she won 11 Grand Slam events in doubles and mixed doubles. She achieved her highest singles ranking of No. 2 in 1964.

Location

Address:Olympic Boulevard & Batman Avenue, Garden Square, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820301
Long: 144.978865
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Artist:Barbara McLean

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1998
Front Inscription

Lesley Bowrey

Winner of 13 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :
France 1963, 1965

Federation Cup :
1963, 1964, 1965

Federation Cup Captain :
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Source: MA
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