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Linky Boshoff

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Country (sports)  South Africa
Wimbledon  QF (1974)
Highest ranking  1
French Open  QF (1977)
Turned pro  1973
Plays  Right Handed
Role  Tennis player
Residence  South Africa
Name  Linky Boshoff


Full name  Delina Ann Boshoff–Mortlock
Born  12 November 1956 (age 59) Queenstown, Eastern Cape South Africa (1956-11-12)
Similar People  Ilana Kloss, Greer Stevens, Dianne Fromholtz, Wendy Turnbull

Delina Ann Boshoff-Mortlock, commonly known as Linky Boshoff, (born 12 November 1956), is a former professional tennis player who won the 1976 US Open women's doubles title with her partner Ilana Kloss.

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In 1973 she won the South African Open doubles title with Ilana Kloss after a victory in the final against Chris Evert and Virginia Wade. In 1977 she won the singles title, defeating Brigitte Cuypers in the final in straight sets.

In 1976 she won several doubles titles with Kloss including the German Open, Italian Open and U.S. Clay Court Championships and reached the World No.1 ranking in doubles.

She retired in 1978 to study computer science at the University of Port Elizabeth. She is married with three children and has continued to play the game at a recreational level.

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Linky Boshoff Wikipedia


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