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Durie

Jo Durie is a former #5 world-ranked tennis player and held the position of British number #1 for 9 years.

She was the winner of 2 Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Titles with her long time partner Jeremy Bates at Wimbledon '87 and Australia '91.

She reached the semi-finals of the Roland Garros & US Open in 1983 and quarter-finals '83 Australian & '84 Wimbledon Zina Garrison, Pam Shriver, Hana Mandlíková, and Tracy Austin. 

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After a successful junior career, in 1976  Jo turned professional in 1977 played her first match at Wimbledon that year against the eventual champion, Virginia Wade.

Her most successful year at the Wimbledon tournaments came as a singles player 1984 when she reached the quarterfinals, beating a then 15-year-old Steffi Graff in a memorable fourth-round match. She remains one of the few players to have a winning record aga...

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