Newington

Newington

[noo-ing-tuhn, nyoo-]
Newington, town (1990 pop. 29,208), Hartford co., central Conn., a residential suburb of Hartford; settled 1670, inc. 1871. Its industries include milk processing and the manufacture of airplane parts, ball bearings, tools, and plumbing supplies.
or Helen Wills Moody in full Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark

(born Oct. 6, 1905, Centerville, Calif., U.S.—died Jan. 1, 1998, Carmel, Calif.) U.S. tennis player. She won the first of seven U.S. singles h1s in 1923. She took the gold medal in both singles and doubles at the 1924 Olympic Games. So overpowering was her game that from 1927 to 1932 she won every set she played in U.S. singles play. She took the Wimbledon h1 eight times (1927–30, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938), a record only broken in 1990 by Martina Navratilova.

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or Helen Wills Moody in full Helen Newington Wills Moody Roark

(born Oct. 6, 1905, Centerville, Calif., U.S.—died Jan. 1, 1998, Carmel, Calif.) U.S. tennis player. She won the first of seven U.S. singles h1s in 1923. She took the gold medal in both singles and doubles at the 1924 Olympic Games. So overpowering was her game that from 1927 to 1932 she won every set she played in U.S. singles play. She took the Wimbledon h1 eight times (1927–30, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938), a record only broken in 1990 by Martina Navratilova.

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Newington is the name of several places, districts and a school.

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