Daphne AKHURST Biography

Australian tennis player. Born in 1903 at Ashfield, Sydney, Australia; died in 1933; married Roy Cozens, Feb 1930.

Won the 1st of her 5 Australian women’s singles titles (1925, also won in 1926, 1928, 1930); with Jim Willard, won the Australasian mixed doubles title (1924, 1925); with Sylvia Harper, won Australian women’s doubles title (1924, 1925); reached semifinals at Wimbledon; with Esna Boyd, won Australian women’s doubles title (1928); with Jean Borotra, won Australian mixed doubles title (1928); won Australian doubles title (1930).