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Sarah Virginia Wade OBE (born 10 July 1945) is a British tennis player turned commentator. She was born in Bournemouth, Hampshire. She turned pro in 1968. She won the US Open in 1968, the Australian Open in 1972 and Wimbledon in 1977. She retired in 1986. Since 1981, she has been a commentator for the BBC. As of 2013, she is the last British woman to win a major tennis tournament.


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