Vera Thomas

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Vera Thomas (Dace)
Full name Vera Thomas (Dace)
Nationality  England
Born (1921-12-03)December 3, 1921
Died (1995-07-09)July 9, 1995
Vera Thomas (Dace)
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1946)
Wimbledon 4R (1948)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1946, 1954)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1946)

Vera Sybil Thomas (née Dace), (1921-1995), was a female international table tennis and tennis player from England.

Table tennis career[edit]

She won seven medals[1] at the World Table Tennis Championships including three gold medals; two in the team events and one as a member of the winning doubles team in the 1948 World Table Tennis Championships with Peggy Franks.[2] [3] [4] [5] She also won three English Open titles.

Tennis career[edit]

As a tennis player she competed in 15 editions of the Wimbledon Championships between 1946 and 1961. Her best result in the singles was reaching the fourth round in 1948 in which she lost to Nelly Landry.[6]

Personal Life[edit]

She married Arthur Thomas in 1947 and became Vera Thomas-Dace.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123. 
  2. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1. 
  3. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5. 
  4. ^ "stats". 
  5. ^ "Profile". Table Tennis Guide. 
  6. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Vera Thomas (Dace)". AELTC.