Who was the first russian woman to win at wimbledon?

Answer The first Russian woman to win Wimbledon was 17-year-old Maria Sharapova, who beat Serena Williams in straight sets in 2004. The score was 6-1, 6-4. At the time, Williams held six Grand Slam title... Read More »

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Who was the first black woman to win the Wimbledon tennis championship?

Althea Gibson was the first African-American woman to win the Wimbledon women's singles championship. In addition to two singles crowns she won in 1957 and 1958, Gibson won the women's doubles tour... Read More »

What woman won the tennis singles at Wimbledon England for six consecutive years?

As of 2010, American tennis player Martina Navratilova is the only woman to have won the prestigious Wimbledon Tennis Tournament six years in a row. Navratilova's streak ran from 1982 to 1987.Refer... Read More »

Who was the first Russian woman in space?

Russian cosmonaut Lieutenant Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to travel into space on June 16, 1963. Tereshkova completed 49 orbits of the Earth aboard the Vostok VI spaceship before she... Read More »

Who is the woman in the Direct TV Russian commercial?