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Full NameWendy Turnbull
First NameWendy
Last NameTurnbull
Professionformer tennis player
NationalityAustralian
Birth CityBrisbane
Birth CountryAustralia
Father NameDon Turnbull
Father Professiontennis player
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeSagittarius
Marital StatusSingle
Networth1500000
Height164 cm
Networth$1.5 M
Date of BirthNovember 26,1952
Age67 years

Wendy Turnbull is a former Australian professional tennis player

She began her professional career in 1975 and retired in 1989.

She is a legendary player. She has won nine Grand Slam titles during her career.

Affair And Married

She prefers to keep her personal life private, so it's hard to say about her boyfriend

According to sources, it is sure that she has never been married in her life.

She even hasn't revealed her past love affairs in media to date. 

Several sources doubt about her sexuality that she is a lesbian and dating with her girlfriend

But that rumors are not confirmed by Wendy. Neither she has denied those rumors. 

She might be busy in her career that she couldn't get an appropriate husband type material in her life. 

So, she decided to stay single

There are lots of questions about her love affairs and marriage, but all are far from media.

Here is the photo of June 1982, where Wendy and English tennis player John Lloyd showing their trophies after winning the mixed doubles competition at French Open Tennis Championships

Wendy Turnbull with English tennis player John Lloyd.
Wendy Turnbull with English tennis player John Lloyd. Source: Getty Images

Father

Talking about her parents, she is the daughter of legendary Australian tennis player late Don Turnbull

Her mother's name is not available on wiki sites.

Don Turnbull was born on 28 May 1909 in Cottesloe, Western Australia

He had a keen interest in tennis from his young age.

He had won men's doubles title at the Australian Championships in 1936 and 1937

He was one of the successful players of his time.

Don all seven children played tennis from a very young age. 

Wendy began playing tennis at the age of five because she got the sports environment from her family.

He died at the age of 84 on 30 January 1994

Wendy Turnbull's father Don Turnbull.
Wendy Turnbull's father Don Turnbull. Source: State Library of South Australia

Appeared In Several Tournaments

Though she is already retired from the sports world, her love for tennis is still on. 

She is often seen in several prestigious tournaments of tennis

She is invited to several tournaments, and she happily participated in it.

In 2019, she was seen in the final of 2019 Brisbane International WTA Premier tennis tournaments

Here is the photo of that tournament where she is posing with Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic.

Karolina Pliskova receiving the her winning trophy from Wendy Turnbull.
Karolina Pliskova receiving the her winning trophy from Wendy Turnbull. Source: Queensland Times

Net Worth

She has a massive amount of net worth. According to sources, she has a net worth of 1.5 million dollars

She manages to earn that sum of money from her career in sports

She is the legendary player of her era, ranking her in the top ten for women's singles for eight consecutive years

After retirement, she worked for the Women's Tennis Association to promote professional female tennis players

She served as captain and coach for the Australian team for almost nine years after retirement.

She was the only player who was appointed to the International Tennis Federation Olympic committee in 1991.

Some of the women's tennis player of Australia are shown below.

S.NOName Date of BirthAge
1.Ellen Perez10 October 199524
2.Astra Sharma11 September 199524
3.Samantha Stosur30 March 198436

She is not active in the social media account. She loves to play golf.

In her honor, there is a public park in her name in Brisbane.  

Trivia

  1. She was born on 26 November 1952 in Brisbane, Australia. Currently, her age is 67.
  2. She is Australian by nationality.
  3. Her nickname is Rabbit.
  4. She is 1.64 m tall.
  5. She received the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame in 2009.
  6. Currently, she resides in Boca Raton, Florida, United States.

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Updated On Thu Jul 30 2020 Published On Thu Jul 30 2020 By paper-boat

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