PLAYER PROFILE

Joan Hartigan

  • Born 6 June 1912
  • Birth PlaceSydney, NSW
  • Playing StatusDeceased

Joan Hartigan won the Australian Championships three times: 1934, 1935 and 1937. She reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 1934 and 1935. She won the Australian Open mixed in 1937 and married Hugh Bathurst in 1947.

She passed away on 31 August 2008.

Joan Hartigan in the news

Legends honoured at Australian Open 2022
Casey Dellacqua and Alicia Molik unveil the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame inductees for 2022.
25 January, 2022

Trailblazing women's champions Maude Margaret Molesworth and Joan Hartigan are warmly celebrated as they enter the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame.
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Maude Margaret Molesworth and Joan Hartigan to be inducted into Australian Tennis Hall of Fame
Margaret Molesworth and Joan Hartigan are to be inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame.
25 January, 2022

The induction of both early champions celebrates the centenary of women’s competition at what is now the Australian Open.
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Joan Hartigan: A pioneering champion
Australia's Joan Hartigan in 1935. Picture: Getty Images
4 January, 2022

Recognising her dominance of the sport in the 1930s, Joan Hartigan is set to be inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame this summer.
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United by Play: Australian Open 2022 to bring back big crowds
Grand Slam champion Dylan Alcott, The Hon Martin Pakula MP and  Australian Open Tournament Director, Craig Tiley at the AO 2022 launch. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 November, 2021

The countdown is on to Australian Open 2022, where full crowds will be welcome to watch the world's best players compete for Grand Slam glory.
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