Lesley Turner Bowrey

August 16, 1942
Place of Birth:
Trangie, Australia
Induction Category:
Master Player
Year of Induction:
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 2

Above and beyond anything else, Lesley Turner Bowrey was an elegant player with a ball striking capability and a consistency from the baseline few of her rivals could match.  This Australian with the large heart and agile mind was a perennial member of the world’s top ten in the 1960s, securing a pair of French singles titles to go along with the eleven majors she took in doubles.  After marrying compatriot Bill Bowrey in 1968, she went on to become a distinguished Fed Cup captain for her country.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Championship

  • Doubles Champion 1964-65, 1967
  • Mixed Doubles Champion 1962, 1967

French Open

  • Singles Champion 1963, 1965
  • Doubles Champion 1964-65


  • Doubles Champion 1964
  • Mixed Doubles Championship 1961, 1964

US National Championship

  • Doubles Champion 1961

Career Achievements

  • Fed Cup Team Member 1963-65, 1967