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Dorothy Round

Photo: Elliott Brown Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA2.0

Sculptor: John McKenna (b.1964)

Designer: Steve Field (b.1954)

Materials: Bronze

Unveiled: 20 September 2013 by Dorothy Round's daughter

Dorothy Round

Dorothy Round (1909-1982) (known as Mrs D.L. Little after her marriage) was a champion tennis player, winning the singles title at Wimbledon in 1934 (when she was ranked no.1 in the world) and in 1937. She also won the Australian singles in 1935 and three mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon. This life-size bronze statue, unveiled by her daughter on 20 September 2013, is in her home town.

Location: Priory Park, Dudley, West Midlands.