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Who was Gusie Moran?

Apologies for replying to this so, so late. Gussie Moran was an American tennis player. 

From the NYT Obit

Gussie Moran, who as a ranked American tennis player in 1949 caused an international stir and gained worldwide fame for competing at Wimbledon while wearing a short skirt and lace-trimmed underwear..

From espnW

They called her “Gorgeous Gussie,” once one of the best tennis players in the world who became a household name the year she dared to reveal a glimpse of her ruffled panties and set Wimbledon on its collective ear.

More reading: Her wiki page, Guardian obit, and from NPR.

Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova (L) and Elena Vesnina (2nd L), Italy’s Sara Errani (R) and Roberta Vinci pose with their trophies after the 2013 French tennis Open women’s doubles final against at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on June 9, 2013. Makarova / Vesnina won the tournament. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (via TENNIS-FRA-OPEN-WOMEN-DOUBLES)

Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova (L) and Elena Vesnina (2nd L), Italy’s Sara Errani (R) and Roberta Vinci pose with their trophies after the 2013 French tennis Open women’s doubles final against at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on June 9, 2013. Makarova / Vesnina won the tournament. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA (via TENNIS-FRA-OPEN-WOMEN-DOUBLES)