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Great Angela Buxton dies at 85, she belonged to which of the following sports?

[A]. Badminton
[B]. Tennis
[C]. Cricket
[D]. Hockey

Answer: Option B


On August 17, 2020 Angela Buxton, the former British tennis player and two-time Grand Slam Doubles champion and Equal Rights Pioneer, died at the age of 85. Angela Buxton was the doubles partner of Althea Gibson, who was the first Black person to win a major title in 1956. Angela Buxton & Althea Gibson together won the doubles titles at French Open and Wimbledon in 1956. Buxton also reached the singles final at Wimbledon that year but lost in the finals to American Shirley Fry.

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