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Betty Rosenquest Pratt

Born: Apr 15, 1925

Nationality: United States

Betty Rosenquest Pratt

Date of Birth : Apr 15, 1925

Betty Rosenquest Pratt is a retired American amateur tennis player who competed in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Pratt was a student at Florida's Rollins College where she played collegiate tennis, graduating in 1947. She was ranked in the Top Ten in the U.S. in 1951, 1954 and 1956. At the Wimbledon Championships Pratt was a semi-finalist in both singles, losing to eventual winner Maureen Connolly, and doubles. At the U.S. Nationals, she was a doubles finalist and singles semi-finalist in 1956. At the tournament in Cincinnati, Pratt won the singles title in 1947 and was a doubles finalist in 1948. She captained both the U.S. Wightman Cup team and the U.S. Federation Cup Team. Pratt continued to win titles at seniors events into her 60s and 70s. She was a charter member of the Rollins College Sports Hall of Fame, and is a member of the Florida Tennis Association Hall of Fame and Eastern Tennis Association Hall of Fame.

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