Heather Robson (nee Redwood)

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It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the recent passing of long time tennis supporter and Tennis Auckland Past President Heather Robson.   Heather was a talented tennis player both nationally and internationally.

On the international stage Heather had the distinction of playing at Wimbledon in 1954 reaching the third round of the singles, the third round of the doubles with Judy (Burke) Tinnock and the third round of the mixed doubles with husband Jeff.  Then again at Wimbledon in 1957 she reached the second round of the singles, quarterfinals of the doubles with Ruia Morrison and fourth round of the mixed doubles again with husband Jeff.   Heather continued to support Tennis Auckland over the years and was made President of Tennis Auckland in 1991-92.   A special member of the Tennis Auckland family.   Our sincere condolences go out to Jeff and family.