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Full NameLesley Turner Bowrey
First NameLesley
Middle NameTurner
Last NameBowrey
Professionformer tennis player
Birth CityTrangie, New South Wales
Birth CountryAustralia
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBill Bowery
No Of Children1
Date of BirthAugust 16,1942
Age81 years
Married DateFebruary 23,1968

Lesley Turner Bowrey full name Lesley Rosemary Turner Bowrey is an Australian professional former tennis player

She played for almost two decades from the late 1950s to the late 1970s


She is a married woman. Her husband's name is Bill Bowery. He is also a retired tennis player

She met him the first time while playing tennis and became a friend after that. 

After sometimes, they started dating each other. 

On 23 February 1968, she got married to her longtime partner Bill in front of family and close friends. 

They have one daughter together. They are still together and enjoying their marital life very much. 

They have already spent more than five decades as being husband and wife. They are such a lovely couple.

Lesley Turner Bowrey with her husband, Bill Bowrey.
Lesley Turner Bowrey with her husband, Bill Bowrey. Source: Facebook


She became a mother on 12 July 1970 with her husband, Bill. The couple named her Michelle Bowery

She is the only child of her parents. Her current age is 50.

She is also a retired professional tennis player like her parents. She competed from Australia in a WTA tour

She played for the Australian Open three times in her career. Her highest career rank was 233 in January 1989

Lesley Turner Bowrey's daughter, Michelle Bowery.
Lesley Turner Bowrey's daughter, Michelle Bowery. Source: Twitter

After retirement, Michelle maintains her personal life private, so it's hard to say about her family and married life yet. 


Bill Bowery's real name William Walter Bowery is best known as the last Amateur to win the Australian Championships in 1968

He was born on 25 December 1943 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

He started his career in tennis at a very young age. 

He took semi-retirement from professional tennis career in 1972 at the age of 28

Afterward, he pursued his career as a coach. He fully retired from tennis in 1975.

As Team Captain

She served as a team captain of the Australian Fed Cup Team from 1994 to 2001

She completed her role as captain during her reign.

She is so active and has a sportsmanship spirit at this age too. 

After retirement, she was engaged in several sports activities such as commentator, coach: captain, and many more.

Here is a photo of 8 November 2001 of Federation Cup World Finals tie between Australia and Germany at the Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain

She was a team captain at that time. 

In that photo, she was discussing tactics with player Nicole Pratt and Rachel McQuillan. 

Net Worth     

She has a huge amount of net worth. She hasn't revealed her fortune yet. 

She manages to earn that sum of income from her long career as a tennis player

She is a legendary player in the history of Australia. 

She has won 13 Grand Slam till her career. She has won two titles of the French Championship in 1963 and 1965. 

After retirement, she along her husband became the lead match player commentators at Wimbledon on the All England club's radio station and website named 'Radio Wimbledon.'

Some of the Australian tennis players are shown below.

Name Date of BirthAge 
Maddison Inglis14 January 199822
Priscilla Hon10 May 199822
Ashleigh Barty24 April 199624


  1. She was born on 16 August 1942 in Trangie, New South Wales, Australia.
  2. She is Australian by nationality.
  3. The information about her parents is not available on her wiki sites.
  4. Her highest ranked during her career was no. 2, and that was in 1964.
  5. She received Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1985.

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Updated On Fri Feb 19 2021 Published On Thu Jul 30 2020 By paper-boat

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