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19-May-2017
19-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The bust commemorates tennis player, Nancye Bolton (1916 - 2001) who won the women's singles title six times at the Australian Championships, second only to Margaret Court who won 11 titles. Bolton won 20 titles at the Australian Championships, second only to Court's 21 titles.

She was ranked in the world top ten in 1938, 1947, and 1948 reaching a career high of World No. 4 in those rankings in 1947 and 1948. 

She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006.

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:2001
Front Inscription

Nancye Bolton

Winner of 20 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :

Australia
1937, 1940, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1951

Source: MA
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