Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

Beach Cleaning Volunteers


Beach cleaning volunteers

Beach cleaning volunteers

Ballance


Ballance

Ballance

The Photographer


The Photographer

The Photographer

Today’s Birthday: Maureen Connolly (1934)


Maureen Connolly (1934)
Known as “Little Mo,” Connolly was one of America’s greatest female tennis players. At 14, she became the youngest winner of the National Girl’s Tournament. At 16, she became the youngest player to win the US national singles championship and successfully defended the title in the two years that followed. She also won three straight Wimbledon championships starting in 1952. In 1953, she became the first woman to win all four Grand Slam tournaments in the same year. Why did she retire at age 19? More… Discuss