Margaret Scriven won the singles title at the 1934 French Championships, defeating Helen Jacobs in the final.
16 Facts About Margaret Scriven
Margaret Scriven was ranked No 5 in the world in 1933 and 1934.
Margaret Scriven was born on 18 August 1912 at Chapel Allerton, Leeds.
Margaret Scriven's parents were club level tennis players and she played the game from an early age, playing on holiday and entering local tournaments.
Margaret Scriven won the British Junior Championships held at Wimbledon in September 1929.
In June 1930, Scriven played at the Wimbledon Championships for the first time, where she was beaten in the first round by Miss K le Messurier.
At Wimbledon in 1931, Margaret Scriven, was far more successful than at first attempt in the previous year.
Margaret Scriven triumphed in the mixed doubles, partnered by the Australian player, Jack Crawford.
In early August, 1933, Margaret Scriven was part of the losing British team in the Wightman Cup held at Forest Hills, New York.
Later in the same month, Margaret Scriven was at Forest Hills for the US Championships.
Margaret Scriven competed in the doubles and mixed doubles at the championships.
In May 1934, Margaret Scriven was back at the French Championships, this time as part of the official British team.
At the French Championships in 1935, Margaret Scriven was unable to win the singles for the third time, being beaten in the semi-finals.
Margaret Scriven-Vivian was the last British woman to win the same Grand Slam singles tournament for two consecutive years.
Margaret Scriven played for the British Wightman Cup team in 1933,1934 and 1938.
Margaret Scriven married Harvey Vivian on 28 November 1940 who was a house master and a wartime RAF officer.