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French Open pledges to fix botches on trophy – including 1976 champ Sue Barker's nationality

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At the point when Ashleigh Barty won the French Open title on Saturday she thought she was the main Australian lady to lift the Car Suzanne Lenglen since Margaret Court in 1973. As per the trophy, however, there was additionally an Australian victor in 1976. 

Obviously no one had disclosed to Sue Barker, the Briton who triumphed in Paris 43 years back. In 1976, Barker was a rising star and recorded her best Terrific Pummel result by winning in Paris matured 20, beating Czech Renata Tomanova in the last.

She achieved the semi-finals of Wimbledon and the Australian Open the next year however never again played an Amazing Hammer last. Rankling, at that point, maybe that her one snapshot of Fantastic Hammer brilliance has been recorded for descendants on the trophy with the letters 'AUST' alongside her name, signifying Australia instead of the 'GBR' for England.

It isn't the main blunder on the trophy as under Barker comes 1977 boss Mima Jausovec, whose name is incorrectly spelled 'Jausevec'. The name of the ladies' copies trophy, the Car Simonne Mathieu, made in 1990, has additionally been incorrectly spelled 'Simone Mathieu' on the plaque and on the glass itself.

French Open coordinators said on Sunday that the oversights would be fixed.

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