Joan Fry

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Joan Fry
Joan Fry 1929.jpg
Full name Joan Craddock Fry-Lakeman
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Born (1906-05-06)6 May 1906
Died 29 September 1985(1985-09-29) (aged 79)[1]
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open SF (1926)
Wimbledon F (1925)
US Open QF (1925)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open SF (1926, 1928, 1930)
US Open F (1927)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 3R (1930)
Wimbledon F (1929)
Team competitions
Wightman Cup 1930

Joan Craddock Fry (6 May 1906 – 29 September 1985)[2] was a British tennis player. Fry was a finalist at the 1925 Wimbledon Championships where she lost in straight sets to Suzanne Lenglen.[3]

She was part of the British team that won the 1930 Wightman Cup against the United States, she lost her singles matches to Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs but together with Ermyntrude Harvey won the doubles match against Sarah Palfrey and Edith Cross.

In 1930 she was a finalist at the British Covered Court Championships, played at the Queen's Club in London.

On 12 November 1930 she married Thomas Ashley Lakeman, a lieutenant in the Royal Tank Corps.[4][2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles: 1 runner-up[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1925 Wimbledon Grass France Suzanne Lenglen 2–6, 0–6

Doubles: 1 runner-up[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1927 US Championships Grass United Kingdom Betty Nuthall United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
United Kingdom Kitty Mckane
1–6, 6–4, 4–6

Mixed doubles: 1 runner-up[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1929 Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Ian Collins United States Helen Wills
United States Francis Hunter
1–6, 4–6

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