Shirley Brasher

Shirley Bloomer Brasher ( born June 13, 1934 in Grimsby, England) is a former British tennis player.

In 1957 they defeated in the final of the French Tennis Championships, the U.S. American Dorothy Knode in two sets 6-1 and 6-3. The doubles competition was able to win that year with Darlene Hard against the Mexican Yola Ramírez and the Frenchwoman Rosie Reyes in three sets 7:5, 4:6 and 7:5 after with her ​​compatriot Patricia Ward against already in 1955 the U.S. women Beverly Baker Fleitz and were defeated in three sets 5:7, 8:6 and 11:13 in a competitive game Darlene Hard. In 1958 she moved again in the finals in singles. Her opponent was the Hungarian Zsuzsa Körmöczy which could win the match in three sets 6:4, 1:6 and 6:2. The final of the French Tennis Championships in mixed doubles in 1958 she won the Italian Nicola Pietrangeli against the Australians Lorraine Coghlan and Bob Howe in two set, special 8:6 and 6:2.

From 1959 until his death in 2003, she was with Chris Brasher, a former track and field athletes, married.

  • Tennis players (England)
  • Born in 1934
  • Woman