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Nora Polley

Full name: Nora Margaret Polley (Fischer-)
Gender: Female
Born: July 29, 1894 in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1988 in Leominster, Herefordshire, Great Britain
Country: IND India
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Born in India, Nora Polley lived in Scotland by 1901, and was educated at Hillcote Boarding School in 1911. She married Sydney Trepess Polley, a military officer in the Indian Army, who became a major in 1918. She played at Cannes early in 1924, and then competed in the 1924 Olympic tennis tournament. Polley then played a series of tournaments in the south of England later in 1924, which included the Tunbridge Wells Tournament, the Hastings Tournament, the South of England Championships, and the Weymouth and Torbay Tournaments. There is no record of her playing again after 1924.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis Women's Singles India IND 9T
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis Mixed Doubles India IND 9T

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis India IND Round Three Match #3 2 Álvarez (ESP) 2, Polley (IND) 0 0
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis India IND Round Two Match #5 1 Polley (IND) 2, Valaoritou (GRE) 1 2
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis India IND Round One Match #7 AC Polley (IND) bye

Mixed Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis India IND Sydney Jacob Round Two Match #8 2 IRL-1 2, IND 1 1
1924 Summer 29 Paris Tennis India IND Sydney Jacob Round One Match #3 AC IND bye
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