Myrtle McAteer Photo

Myrtle McAteer

Born: Jun 12, 1878

Death: Oct 26, 1952

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Tennis player

Nationality: United States

Myrtle McAteer

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1878
Date of Death : Oct 26, 1952
Birth Place : United States of America

Myrtle McAteer was an American tennis player around the turn of the 20th Century. At the U.S. National Championships, McAteer won the singles title in 1900, and doubles titles in 1899 and 1901. She also was a singles finalist in 1901, a doubles finalist in 1900, and a mixed doubles finalist in 1901. She was also the first singles champion of the storied event in Cincinnati. She knocked off future International Tennis Hall of Famer Juliette Atkinson in the singles final in 1899 to take the title. In all, she reached 10 finals in Cincinnati, and in addition to her singles title in 1899 she won singles titles in 1900 and 1904, and doubles titles in 1899, 1900, 1904 & 1905. Her other finalist appearances came in singles in 1903 and 1905, and in doubles in 1903. At the U.S. Clay Court Championships in 1915, she was a singles quarterfinalist and a mixed doubles semifinalist. She died in Los Angeles, California in 1952.


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