Shirley Irvin
Shirley Irvin
Induction Year: 1977
Class: 1949
Sport: Tennis
  • One of the best tennis players of her time, having won all the major international tournaments
  • Her wins include the US Singles ‘56, Wimbledon Singles ‘56, French Singles ‘51, Australian Singles ‘57, four US Double titles and three Wimbledon Doubles titles
  • Member of the Wightman Cup Team in ‘49
  • Inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in ‘70