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Jan Lehane O'Neill (née Lehane; born 9 July 1941) is a former Australian
Australian
female tennis player. At the Australian
Australian
Championships, O'Neill reached the singles final four consecutive years (1960–1963) but lost to Margaret Court
Margaret Court
each time. O'Neill had a similar experience in women's doubles, reaching the final twice (in 1961 with Mary Bevis Hawton and 1963 with Lesley Turner Bowrey) but losing each time to a team that included Court (with Mary Carter Reitano in 1961 and Robyn Ebbern
Robyn Ebbern
in 1963). O'Neill, had more success in the mixed doubles, twice winning the title (in 1960 with Trevor Fancutt and 1961 with Bob Hewitt). However, Mike Sangster and O'Neill lost the 1964 mixed doubles final to Court and Ken Fletcher. According to Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph
and the Daily Mail, O'Neill was ranked in the world top ten in 1960, 1963, and 1964, reaching a career high of World No. 7 in those rankings in 1963.[1] She married James John O'Neill on 19 February 1966.

Contents

1 Grand Slam finals

1.1 Singles (4 runners-up) 1.2 Doubles: (3 runners-up) 1.3 Mixed doubles (2 titles)

2 Grand Slam singles tournament timeline 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Grand Slam finals[edit] Singles (4 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1960 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Margaret Smith 5–7, 2–6

Runner-up 1961 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Margaret Smith 1–6, 4–6

Runner-up 1962 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Margaret Smith 0–6, 2–6

Runner-up 1963 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Margaret Smith 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: (3 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score

Runner-up 1961 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Mary Hawton Mary Carter Reitano Margaret Smith 4–6, 6–3, 5–7

Runner-up 1961 Wimbledon Grass Margaret Smith Karen Hantze Susman Billie Jean King 3–6, 4–6

Runner-up 1963 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Lesley Turner Bowrey Robyn Ebbern Margaret Smith 1–6, 3–6

Mixed doubles (2 titles)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score

Winner 1960 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Trevor Fancutt Christine Truman Martin Mulligan 6–2, 7–5

Winner 1961 Australian
Australian
Championships Grass Bob Hewitt Mary Carter Reitano John Pearce 9–7, 6–2

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 Career SR

Australia 1R SF F F F F SF A 2R 3R A A 3R QF A A 2R A A 2R / A 0 / 13

France A A QF 4R QF QF QF A A 3R A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 6

Wimbledon A A 4R 3R QF 3R A A A 4R A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 5

United States A A QF QF 3R A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 3

SR 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 27

A = did not participate in the tournament. SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played. Note: The Australian Open
Australian Open
was held twice in 1977, in January and December. O'Neill participated only in the January edition. See also[edit]

Performance timelines for all female tennis players who reached at least one Grand Slam final

References[edit]

^ Collins, Bud (2008). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book. New York, N.Y: New Chapter Press. pp. 695, 703. ISBN 0-942257-41-3. 

External links[edit]

Database of Grand Slam tournament draws

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Australasian and Australian
Australian
Championships mixed doubles champions

(1922) Esna Boyd
Esna Boyd
Robertson / Jack Hawkes (1923) Sylvia Lance Harper
Sylvia Lance Harper
/ Horace Rice (1924) Daphne Akhurst
Daphne Akhurst
Cozens / Jim Willard (1925) Daphne Akhurst
Daphne Akhurst
Cozens / Jim Willard (1926) Esna Boyd
Esna Boyd
Robertson / Jack Hawkes (1927) Esna Boyd
Esna Boyd
Robertson / Jack Hawkes (1928) Daphne Akhurst
Daphne Akhurst
Cozens / Jean Borotra (1929) Daphne Akhurst
Daphne Akhurst
Cozens / Edgar Moon (1930) Nell Hall Hopman
Nell Hall Hopman
/ Harry Hopman (1931) Marjorie Cox Crawford
Marjorie Cox Crawford
/ Jack Crawford (1932) Marjorie Cox Crawford
Marjorie Cox Crawford
/ Jack Crawford (1933) Marjorie Cox Crawford
Marjorie Cox Crawford
/ Jack Crawford (1934) Joan Hartigan
Joan Hartigan
Bathurst / Edgar Moon (1935) Louie Bickerton
Louie Bickerton
/ Christian Boussus (1936) Nell Hall Hopman
Nell Hall Hopman
/ Harry Hopman (1937) Nell Hall Hopman
Nell Hall Hopman
/ Harry Hopman (1938) Margaret Wilson / John Bromwich (1939) Nell Hall Hopman
Nell Hall Hopman
/ Harry Hopman (1940) Nancye Wynne Bolton
Nancye Wynne Bolton
/ Colin Long (1941 - 1945) No competition (due to World War II) (1946) Nancye Wynne Bolton
Nancye Wynne Bolton
/ Colin Long (1947) Nancye Wynne Bolton
Nancye Wynne Bolton
/ Colin Long (1948) Nancye Wynne Bolton
Nancye Wynne Bolton
/ Colin Long (1949) Doris Hart
Doris Hart
/ Frank Sedgman (1950) Doris Hart
Doris Hart
/ Frank Sedgman (1951) Thelma Coyne Long
Thelma Coyne Long
/ George Worthington (1952) Thelma Coyne Long
Thelma Coyne Long
/ George Worthington (1953) Julia Sampson Hayward / Rex Hartwig (1954) Thelma Coyne Long
Thelma Coyne Long
/ Rex Hartwig (1955) Thelma Coyne Long
Thelma Coyne Long
/ George Worthington (1956) Beryl Penrose / Neale Fraser (1957) Fay Muller / Malcolm Anderson (1958) Mary Hawton / Bob Howe (1959) Sandra Reynolds Price / Bob Mark (1960) Jan Lehane / Trevor Fancutt (1961) Jan Lehane / Bob Hewitt (1962) Lesley Turner Bowrey
Lesley Turner Bowrey
/ Fred Stolle (1963) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Ken Fletcher (1964) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Ken Fletcher (1965) Robyn Ebbern
Robyn Ebbern
/ Owen Davidson
Owen Davidson
& Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ John Newcombe (1966) Judy Tegart Dalton / Tony Roche (1967) Lesley Turner Bowrey
Lesley Turner Bowrey
/ Owen Davidson (1968) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/