Sarah Palfrey Cooke : biography

September 18, 1912 - February 27, 1996

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline

Tournament 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Career SR
Australian Championships A A A A A A A A A A A A A NH NH NH NH NH 0 / 0
French Championships A A A A A A 3R A A A A QF NH R R R R A 0 / 2
Wimbledon A A 2R A 4R A QF A 2R A QF SF NH NH NH NH NH NH 0 / 6
U.S. Championships 1R 3R 3R 3R 2R QF F F 1R 1R SF QF 3R W A QF A W 2 / 16
SR 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 1 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 1 / 1 2 / 24

NH = tournament not held.

R = tournament restricted to French nationals and held under German occupation.

A = did not participate in the tournament.

SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

Grand Slam record

  • French Championships
    • Women's doubles runner-up: 1934
    • Mixed doubles champion: 1939
  • Wimbledon
    • Women's doubles champion: 1938, 1939
    • Women's doubles runner-up: 1930, 1936
    • Mixed doubles runner-up: 1936, 1938
  • U.S. Championships
    • Singles champion: 1941, 1945
    • Singles runner-up: 1934, 1935
    • Women's doubles champion: 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941
    • Women's doubles runner-up: 1936
    • Mixed doubles champion: 1932, 1935, 1937, 1941
    • Mixed doubles runner-up: 1933, 1936, 1939

Grand Slam singles finals

Wins (2)

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
1941 U.S. Championships 25px Pauline Betz Addie 7–5, 6–2
1945 U.S. Championships (2) 25px Pauline Betz Addie 3–6, 8–6, 6–4

Runner-ups (2)

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
1934 U.S. Championships 25px Helen Jacobs 1–6, 4–6
1935 U.S. Championships 25px Helen Jacobs 2–6, 4–6
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