(born Smith) (1942-) Australian tennis player. The most prolific winner in the women's game, she won a record 64 Grand Slam titles, including 25 at singles.
Court was the first from her country to win the ladies title at Wimbledon 1963, and the second woman after Maureen Connolly to complete the Grand Slam 1970.
Singles: 1963, 1965, 1970
Doubles: 1964, 1969
Mixed: 1963, 1965–66, 1968, 1975
Singles: 1962, 1965, 1968–70, 1973
Doubles: 1963, 1968–70, 1973, 1975
Mixed: 1961–65, 1969–70, 1972
Singles: 1962, 1964, 1969–70, 1973
Doubles: 1964–66, 1973
Mixed: 1963–65, 1969
Singles: 1960–66, 1969–71, 1973
Doubles: 1961–63, 1965, 1969–71, 1973
A quadrangular space walled or marked off for playing one of various games with a ball (as lawn tennis, handball, or basketball); also; a division of such a court.
ETYM Old Fren. court, curt, cort, French cour, Late Lat. cortis, from Latin cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng.
1. A yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; SYN. courtyard.
2. A specially marked area within which a game is played.
3. Respectful deference; SYN. homage.
4. The family and retinue of a sovereign or prince.
5. The residence of a sovereign or nobleman.
6. The sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state.
1. An official assembly for the transaction of judicial business
2. A session of such a court
3. A place (as a chamber) for the administration of justice
4. A judge or judges in session; also; a faculty or agency of judgment or evaluation
5. An assembly or board with legislative or administrative powers
6. Parliament, legislature
7. A room in which a law court sits; SYN. courtroom.
8. An assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business; SYN. tribunal, judicature.
To engage in social activities leading to marriage