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Women Over 40 Grand Slam Match Winners

Open era (1968-present)

Martina Navratilova, 2004 Wimbledon (47 years-235 days) — 1R: def. Catalina Castano, 6-0, 6-1.

Renee Richards, 1980 U.S. Open (46-6) — 1R: def. Zenda Liess, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Renee Richards, 1979 U.S. Open (45-8) — 1R: def. Mary Carillo, 7-5, 6-3; 2R: def. Yvonne Vermaak, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.

Betty Pratt, 1968 U.S. Open (43-133) — 1R: def. Pam Austin, 7-5, 3-6, 6-2.

Kimiko Date-Krumm, 2013 Australian Open (42-108) — 1R: def. Nadia Petrova, 6-2, 6-0; 2R: def. Shahar Peer, 6-2, 7-5.

Kimiko Date-Krumm, 2011 Wimbledon (40-277) — 1R: def. Katie O'Brien, 6-0, 7-5.

Virginia Wade, 1985 Australian Open (40-151) — 1R: def. Molly Van Nostrand, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2.

Age at end of tournament