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Suzanne Lenglen
  • Mini Bio
  • Name: Suzanne Lenglen
  • Born: 24th May 1899, Paris, France
  • Died: 4th July 1938, Paris, France
  • Occupation: Tennis player
  • Grand slam wins: Wimbledon 6, French Open 2
  • Career titles: 81

"A little wine tones up the system just right. One cannot always be serious. There must be some sparkle too"

Suzanne Lenglen

"A great many persons have thought that my confidence reflected egotism in its worst form"

Suzanne Lenglen

"Under these absurd and antiquated amateur rulings, only a wealthy person can compete"

Suzanne Lenglen

"In the twelve years I have been champion I have earned literally millions of francs for tennis and have paid thousands of francs in entrance fees to be allowed to do so"

Suzanne Lenglen

"Should I smile at the prospect of actual poverty and continue to earn a fortune - for whom?"

Suzanne Lenglen

"In my whole lifetime I have not earned $5,000 - not one cent of that by my specialty, my life study - tennis"

Suzanne Lenglen

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Suzanne Lenglen quote A little wine tones up the system just right. One cannot always be serious. There must be some sparkle too