Anna Dmitrieva

Tennis Player

1940 –

84

Who is Anna Dmitrieva?

Anna Vladimirovna Dmitrieva is a retired female tennis player who competed for the Soviet Union.

Anna Dmitrieva was born in an artistic family. Her father was the chief artist in MKhAT and her mother was an actress. Her father died when she was seven years old, and her mother married for the second time a popular composer Kirill Molchanov.

Anna started playing tennis at the age of 12. In less than a year she won Moscow junior championships as a member of the Dynamo team, and the next year she became also Moscow junior singles champion. At the age of 16 she was allowed to play at senior tournaments, and in a year she became champion of Moscow in singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles.

In 1958, when the USSR joined the International Tennis Federation, Anna Dmitrieva became a member of the first Soviet delegation at the Wimbledon Championships. Having entered the girls' tournament, she played extremely well and reached the finals.

In 1958–1967 Dmitrieva won the Soviet championships 18 times: five times in singles, nine in women's doubles and four times in mixed doubles. In 1959, 1961, 1962 and 1964 she won the championships in all three categories.

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Born
Dec 10, 1940
Moscow
Also known as
  • Anna Vladimirovna Dmitrieva
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  • Russia
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Lived in
  • Moscow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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