Janine Lieffrig

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Janine Lieffrig
Jeanine Lieffrig (1966).jpg
Jeanine Lieffrig (1966)
Country (sports) France
Born (1938-04-12) 12 April 1938 (age 81)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1965)
French Open4R (1962, 1966)
Wimbledon3R (1968)
US Open3R (1962, 1963, 1964)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1965)
French OpenF (1965)
WimbledonF (1965)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1965)
French OpenQF (1964, 1966, 1971)
WimbledonQF (1963)

Janine Lieffrig (12 April 1938) is a French former tennis player.

Lieffrig reached the doubles final at the 1965 Wimbledon Championships and the 1965 French Championships with compatriot Françoise Dürr. At the French they were defeated in the final in straight sets by Margaret Court and Lesley Turner Bowrey while at Wimbledon they lost the final to Maria Bueno and Billie Jean King, also in straight sets.[1]

From 1963 to 1968 she competed in five editions of the Wimbledon Championships. In the singles her best result was reaching the third round in 1968 and in the mixed doubles she reached the quarterfinal in 1963 with Boro Jovanović.[2] In 1965 she made it to the quarterfinal of the Australian Championships partnering Dürr.[3]

Lieffrig played for the French Federation Cup team from 1963 to 1968 and compiled a record of 12 wins and nine losses.[4]

She played on the seniors tour representing South Africa and became World Champion in the 70+ singles category.[5][6]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (2 runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1965 French Championships Clay France Françoise Dürr Australia Margaret Court
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 1965 Wimbledon Grass France Françoise Dürr Brazil Maria Bueno
United States Billie Jean King
2–6, 5–7


  1. ^ "Wimbledon draws archive – 1965 Ladies' Doubles". AELTC.
  2. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Janine Lieffrig". AELTC.
  3. ^ "Australian Open players archive – Jeannine Lieffrig". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "Fed Cup player's results – Janine Lieffrig". ITF.
  5. ^ "ITF player's details – Janine Lieffrig". ITF.
  6. ^ "Curtain Falls On Super-Seniors World Individual Championships". Tennis.co.uk.

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