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Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy next to Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and her runner-up trophy after their Ladies’ Singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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.