Woman Court, Margaret Jean
- Alternative Names
- Smith, Margaret Jean (birth name)
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Margaret Court (nee Smith) was born in Albury, New South Wales in 1942. She won 62 tennis grand slam titles and, in 1970, was the second woman in history to win the Australian, French, US and Wimbledon titles in a calendar year. In 1991 she became a pastor in the Pentecostalist church and established her own ministry.
- Henningham, Nikki, Margaret Court, She's Game Women: making Australian sporting history, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2007. http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/sg/court.html. Details