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Clare Wood: Clare Jacqueline Wood is a former British number 1 tennis player from Great Britain who began playing professionally in 1984 and retired in 1998. Over the course of her career she reached a career-high singles ranking of world no.77 in singles and no.59 in doubles. Wood won one ITF singles title, six in doubles and also won a WTA doubles title at the Wellington Classic having been the runner-up there the previous year. Her greatest success in singles at Grand Slam level came in 1991 when she reached the third round of the Australian Open. She also reached the third round in doubles at three of the four Grand Slam events during her career and reached the quarterfinals in the mixed doubles event at Wimbledon in 1995. At the time of her retirement she had a 212–223 singles win-loss record with notable scalps including Jo Durie and Mary Pierce.
- born on (47 years ago) in Zululand District Municipality
- profession: Tennis player
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Containing the Names, in Alphabetical Order... by William Cobbett
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The Social Media Revolution: An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting (2016)
An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting by Jarice Hanson
In an extensive study of the literature on children and adults who text, British and Australian scholars Clare Wood, Nenagh Kemp, and Beverly Plester (2014) determined that texting has no appreciable effect on the ability of someone to learn proper spelling, conversation, or literacy skills, but they also cite evidence that texting has become the preferred mode of communication rather than talking, in several countries (Wood, Kemp, and Plester 2014, 4–5). When that occurs, we must ask ...
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