BBC Sport - Sports Personality: Ann Jones is Wimbledon singles champion
Jones wins Sports Personality in 1969
- From the section Sports Personality
In 1969, Ann Jones won the Wimbledon women's singles title and finished the year off by becoming Sports Personality of the Year.
Jones defeated Billie Jean King on Centre Court, having lost to her in the Wimbledon final two years earlier.
She was the first left-handed female player to win a Wimbledon singles title. It was to be her last Grand Slam singles event, as she cut back on her playing commitments.
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 is broadcast live from Belfast on Sunday, 20 December from 19:00 GMT on BBC One. Further coverage on BBC Sport's online platforms and Radio 5 live.