Judy (Tegart) Dalton

  • Age83
  • Born12 December 1937
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Playing StatusRetired
  • Australian Tennis Hall Of Fame2013
“It’s important that someone who gets a lot out of sport puts something back into it. Not just sport – any aspect of life. It’s rarer than it should be.”

— Judy (Tegart) Dalton, 26 Jan 2019

» Emerson, Dalton honoured on Australia Day

Judy Dalton was Wimbledon singles runner-up in 1968 and a semifinalist in 1971. She reached the singles quarterfinals at the US Open twice, Wimbledon once and the Australian three times.

However, she excelled at doubles, winning the Australian in 1964, 1967, 1969 and 1970; the French in 1966; Wimbledon in 1969; and the US in 1970 and 1971 (w/Margaret Court, AUS).

Her highest singles ranking was No.7 in 1968 and she helped Australia win the Federation Cup in 1965 and 1970. Her record was 6-1 singles and 12-3 doubles. Dalton is President of the Fed Cup Foundation.

Dalton was inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013.

Judy (Tegart) Dalton in the news

Emerson, Dalton honoured on Australia Day
Roy Emerson (R) and Judy Dalton were honoured on Australia Day 2019 with Order of Australia medals (Getty Images)
26 January, 2019

Legends Roy Emerson and Judy Dalton have received Order of Australia honours, and are among several members of the Australian tennis family recognised on Australia Day.
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IWD: a tribute to the Aussie trailblazers
Australians Judy Tegart Dalton (L) and Kerry Melville Reid join other members of the Original Nine in posing with their symbolic $1 bills at the 2015 US Open; Getty Images
8 March, 2016

This International Women's Day, we pay tribute to Aussie duo Judy Dalton and Kerry Reid, integral in the formation of the women's tennis tour.
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Dalton inducted into Australian Tennis Hall of Fame
Judy Dalton, Australian Open, 2013. GETTY IMAGES
26 January, 2013

Judy Dalton won the 1966 Australian Open women's singles finals and three doubles finals titles to boot. During the 2013 Australian Open she was inducted into the Australian…
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A true pioneer
Soon-to-be Australian Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Judy Dalton poses with the Australian Open trophies as part of the Australian Open 2013 Launch at Melbourne Park; Tennis Australia
24 January, 2013

Pioneer of international women’s tennis Judy Dalton has been inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame.
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