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19-May-2017
19-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The bust commemorates tennis player, Thelma Coyne Long (1918 - 2015) who dominated Australian tennis from the mid-1930s to the 1950s. During her career she won 19 Grand Slam tournament titles.

In 2013 she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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
Designer:Barbara McLean

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2002
Front Inscription

Thelma (Coyne) Long 

Winner of 19 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :
Australia 1952, 1954

Source: MA
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