Marina Kroschina

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Marina Kroschina was a Ukrainian tennis player who played for the Soviet Union[1] and won the 1971 Wimbledon girls' singles championships.[2]

Life[edit]

Marina Kroschina was born on 18 April 1953 in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Her father was a painter and architect, and her mother, Olga Zobachova, a champion of chess in Uzbekistan and Central Asia. Kroschina committed suicide on 4 July 2000 in Kiev.[3]

Career[edit]

Marina Kroschina won the 1972 European Championship[4] and the All England Plate in 1974. Marina Kroschina had some success in the doubles events, winning three titles with Olga Morozova.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Archive - Draws Archive : Marina Kroshina Doubles History Match History - 2015 Wimbledon Championships Website - Official Site by IBM". www.wimbledon.com. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Tennis - Marina Kroshina (U.R.S.S.)". www.les-sports.info (in French). Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Как Марина Крошина за донецкого грека вышла". Донецкий (in Russian). 15 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Topfoto - Preview RIA10-718842 - Soviet tennis player Marina Kroshina, a champion of the 1971 Wimbledon Junior and the 1972 European Championships, a student of the Kiev University". www.topfoto.co.uk. Retrieved 22 December 2017.