Helga Niessen Masthoff Birthday, Date of Birth

Helga Niessen Masthoff

Helga Niessen Masthoff (née Niessen; born 11 November 1941) is a retired tennis player from West Germany. Her best Grand Slam singles tournament was when she reached the 1970 French Open final, losing to Margaret Court in straight sets. She won the German Open three consecutive years from 1972 through 1974, beating Martina Navratilova in the 1974 final in three sets. Masthoff was the runner-up at that tournament in 1971, losing to Billie Jean King.

She won the German national singles title on ten occasions (1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978).

At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City when tennis was a demonstration sport, Masthoff won the singles and doubles (with Edda Buding) gold medals and the silver medal in mixed doubles (with Jürgen Faßbender).

Masthoff teamed with Kathleen Harter to reach the women's doubles final at the 1976 French Open, losing to the team of Fiorella Bonicelli and Gail Sherriff Lovera 6–4, 1–6, 6–3. Masthoff played on West Germany's Fed Cup team from 1965 to 1967, in 1969 and 1970, and from 1972 through 1977. Her overall win-loss record was 38–18, 23–10 in singles and 15–8 in doubles.

According to Bud Collins, Masthoff was ranked in the world top ten in 1970, 1971, and 1973, reaching a career high of World No. 6 in 1970.

In 1970 she received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt (Silver Laurel Leaf), the highest sports award in Germany.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Tuesday, November 11, 1941
Place of Birth
Essen
Age
79
Star Sign

The November 11, 1941 was a Tuesday under the star sign of . It was the 314 day of the year. President of the United States was Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 79 years old. Your last birthday was on the Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 114 days ago. Your next birthday is on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in 250 days. You have lived for 28,969 days, or about 695,269 hours, or about 41,716,173 minutes, or about seconds.

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