Angela Mortimer

Florence Angela Margaret Mortimer Barrett, MBE (née Mortimer; born 21 April 1932) is a former world No. 1 female tennis player from England. She was born in Plymouth, Devon, England. She is married to the veteran BBC commentator and author John Barrett. Mortimer won three Grand Slam singles titles: the 1955 French Championships, the 1958 Australian Championships, and Wimbledon in 1961 when she was 29 years old and partially deaf.

Angela Mortimer
Full nameFlorence Angela Margaret Mortimer Barrett
Country (sports) Great Britain
Born (1932-04-21) 21 April 1932 (age 89)
Plymouth, England
Int. Tennis HoF1993 (member page)
Highest rankingNo. 1 (1961, Tingay)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (1958)
French OpenW (1955)
WimbledonW (1961)
US OpenSF (1961)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1958)
WimbledonW (1955)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1958)
Team competitions
Wightman CupW (1960)

Mortimer teamed with Anne Shilcock to win the women's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1955, her only women's doubles title at a Grand Slam. She teamed with Coghlan to reach the women's doubles final at the 1958 Australian Championships. Mortimer and Peter Newman reached the mixed doubles final at the 1958 Australian Championships,[1] her only mixed doubles final at a Grand Slam.