Hazel Hochkiss Whiteman is a sportswoman, was born on December 20, 1886 in the city of Heldsburg, California.
In 1909, in his biography Hazel Hotchkiss Whiteman first took part in the tennis championship of the United States. She won every rank in which she performed: female single, female doubles, mixed doubles. The next two years, Whiteman repeated her achievements.
In 1911 the athlete graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, and the following year she married. In 1919 she became the national champion four times. For the entire biography of Whiteman, 45 tennis titles were won.
In 1923, she donated a silver cup to the women’s tennis association, which was awarded to the winner at the competitions between the teams of the United States and Great Britain. In the first match, the athlete led the US team to victory with a score of 7-0.
In her biography, Whiteman headed the team until 1948. In addition, the athlete was a Massachusetts champion in table tennis, played in the finals of the badminton championship. Whiteman is called “the queen mother of American tennis.”