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Eleanor Goss

Full name: Eleanor Goss (-Lanning)
Gender: Female
Born: November 18, 1895 in New York, New York, United States
Died: November 1982 in Salisbury, Connecticut, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Eleanor Goss was an American tennis player primarily known for her doubles skill. Goss won the US Championship in doubles four times, 1918-20 and 1926, winning in 1918-20 alongside [Marion Jessup]. She also lost twice in the doubles final, in 1923-24. Goss reached the US singles final in 1918, but was soundly beaten by [Molla Bjurstedt], 6-3, 6-4. She also made the semi-finals in singles four times, in 1920 and 1923-25. At Wimbledon Goss was a singles quarter-finalist in 1923, and a doubles semi-finalist in 1924, with Jessup. Goss was ranked #2 in the US in 1919 and #3 in 1923 and 1925, and was in the US top 10 every year from 1918-29 save for 1922 and 1928. She was ranked #6 in the world for three consecutive years, 1923-25. Goss played on three winning Wightman Cup teams – 1923, 1926, and 1927.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis Women's Singles United States USA 9T
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis Women's Doubles United States-2 USA 11

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis United States USA Round Three Match #6 2 Vlasto (FRA) 2, Goss (USA) 1 1
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis United States USA Round Two Match #11 AC Goss (USA) walkover
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis United States USA Round One Match #13 AC Goss (USA) bye

Women's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis United States-2 USA Marion Jessup Round One Match #1 2 1924-07-14 GBR-2 2, USA-2 0 0
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