PLAYER PROFILE

Judy (Tegart) Dalton

  • Age80
  • Born12 December 1937
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Playing StatusRetired
  • Australian Tennis Hall Of Fame2013

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

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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Dalton to be inducted into Australian Tennis Hall of Fame
Judy Dalton (L), pictured with 1996 Australian Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Frank Sedgman; Tennis Australia
2 October, 2012

Australian women’s tennis pioneer Judy Dalton will be inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame during Australian Open 2013.
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