Daphne Fancutt Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away
Daphne Fancutt Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Daphne Fancutt.
Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.
This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.
It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Daphne Fancutt, a true Queensland legend.
She reached the doubles final of the Wimbledon Championships with partner Fay Muller in 1956, one of many highlights in an esteemed career on court.
Pictured with loving husband Trevor at the opening of the Daphne Fancutt Ampithetre, Daphne’s dedication to the sport beyond her playing career earned her many accolades including becoming a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and Life Membership of Tennis Queensland.
“Daphne was an incredibly talented player whose passion and love for the game spread well beyond her years on court, with a lifetime spent developing and supporting generations of players in Queensland.
An incredibly deserving Life Member of Tennis Queensland, Daphne will be forever remembered by the tens of thousands of people estimated to have fallen in love with the sport at her hands.
We send our deepest condolences to her family and the wider tennis community who will be reflecting on her wonderful life today.” Warwick Nicol, Tennis Queensland President
The Margaret Court Tennis Academy sends its sincere condolences to the Fancutt Family on the passing of Tennis Great Daphne Fancutt.
A finalist in the 1956 Women’s Doubles Final, Daphne’s contribution to Australian Tennis has been immeasurable.
Rest In Peace Daphne.
We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.