Julia Ann Holt

Julia Ann Holt

(1931-2015)

Julia Ann Holt

A Greensboro Senior High graduate, Julia Ann Holt made winning tennis titles a habit for sixty years from 1946 to 2006. In 1946, Holt swept singles and doubles titles at the First Annual Greensboro Public Parks Tennis Championship and captured her first doubles State Championship. She was chosen to be on the first Junior Wrightman Cup Team in 1948. In 1966, Holt won the N.C. State Closed Championships in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles propelling her to the top ranking in the state in singles and doubles and #7 in the south. Holt stood out in the North Carolina state event, winning the singles and doubles championship 11 times and the mixed doubles title five times. Holt was dominate as a Senior winning seven singles, 29 women’s doubles, and 17 mixed doubles titles. In addition, Holt was a member of the North Carolina Southern Cup team for 18 years (1987 captain) and twice named to the National Intersectional Team. Holt was selected for the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame in 1980.

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