Kay Stammers

Kay Stammers

Tennis Player
Born Apr 3, 1914

Katharine "Kay" Esther Stammers was a tennis player from the United Kingdom.

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1914 Birth Born on April 3, 1914.


At the 1935 Kent championships in Beckenham, England, Stammers became the first British player to beat Moody in 11 years.
Her best performances in women's doubles at the US Championships were in 1936, 1937, and 1938 when she reached the semifinals and in 1939 when she reached the final.
1939 25 Years Old In 1939, Stammers married Michael Menzies, then in the Welsh Guards. … Read More


1946 32 Years Old 1In 1946 and 1947, the French Championships were held after Wimbledon.
1949 35 Years Old In 1949, she and her husband moved to South Africa, where Menzies set up Hill Samuel's South African operation. … Read More


1974 60 Years Old After her divorce from Menzies in 1974, she married lawyer Thomas Walker Bullitt, whom she had met on the American tennis circuit. … Read More
2005 92 Years Old Stammers continued to be interested in tennis throughout her life and attended Wimbledon annually until late in her life when she was no longer able to travel. She died at her home in Louisville and was buried in the family cemetery on 28 December 2005. … Read More
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