The tennis player Suzanne Lenglen died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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French tennis player who was one of the first female athletes to earn international acclaim, winning 31 Championship titles from 1914 to 1926.
She died of pernicious anemia in 1938 at the young age of 39; she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978.