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Jane Bartkowicz

Born: Apr 16, 1949

Birthplace: Hamtramck

Nationality: United States

Jane Bartkowicz

Date of Birth : Apr 16, 1949
Birth Place : Hamtramck

Jane Bartkowicz, known during her career as Peaches Bartkowicz, was one of the top woman tennis players from the United States in the 1960s. Bartkowicz was a protege of Jean and Jerry Hoxie. Among her many titles, Bartkowicz won both the singles and the doubles title in both 1966 and 1967 at Cincinnati. She also won the singles title at Canada in 1968. She reached the quarter-finals in singles at the US Open in 1968 and 1969. Bartkowicz had a 7–0 record in singles in Fed Cup play, and was a member of the US team which won the cup in 1969. As a youngster, Peaches won 17 junior titles including the girls' singles title at Wimbledon in 1964. She attended Queens College in New York City. She was part of the Original 9 group of women tennis players who took part in the 1970 Houston Women's Invitation. Bartkowicz retired as a player in 1971. She has been enshrined in the United States Tennis Association/Midwest Hall of Fame. She was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. She was inducted in the National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame on June 24, 2010.

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