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Phoebe Holcroft

tennis player
Full name: Phoebe Catherine Holcroft
Alias: Mrs M.R.Watson
Mrs W.L.Blakstad
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Bio Phoebe was a tennis player from the United Kingdom whose best result in singles was reaching the final of the US Championships in 1929, losing to Helen Wills Moody 6–4, 6–2. According to Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Watson was ranked in the world top ten in 1926 and from 1928 through 1930, reaching a career high of World No. 2 in those rankings in 1929.

Watson won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1928 and 1929 and at the US Championships in 1929, all with partner Peggy Saunders Michell. Her other Grand Slam title was the women's doubles at the French Championships in 1928 with partner Eileen Bennett Whittingstall.

She was part of the British team that won the Wightman Cup against the United States in 1928 and 1930.
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