Roumania Peters

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: professional tennis player considered as one of America's top-rated black tennis players during the 1940's who in 1944 and 1946 won the national titles of the American Tennis Association (one of the nation's oldest black sports organizations), and who with her sister Margaret Peters dominated the ATA's double's game winning 14 titles over a 10 year period.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: 1917

 

Died: May 16, 2003

 

Location: Lanham, Maryland