Edda Buding (13 November 1936 – 15 July 2014) was a German
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n birth. She received the doubles gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics doubles demonstration event
partnered with Helga Niessen Masthoff. Along with Yola Ramírez Ochoa, she was the runner-up in the 1961 US Open (tennis), U.S. Championships women's doubles event and with Robert Howe (tennis), Robert Howe was the runner-up in Mixed doubles (tennis), mixed doubles at The Championships, Wimbledon, Wimbledon in 1961. She was the sister of Ingo Buding, a two-time junior singles champion at the French Open, French Championships, and Ilse Buding.
She won the 1961 U.S. Women's Clay Court Championships singles title after a three-sets victory in the final against Karen Hantze.
In 1964 she received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt (Silver Laurel Leaf), the highest sports award in Germany.
Buding is the first opponent to play Chris Evert at the U.S. Open. Evert won their 1971 match 6-1, 6-0.
Buding died in 2014 in Aalen, Germany.Deutsches Tennis trauert um Edda Buding
Grand Slam mixed doubles (2 runner-up)
Grand Slam women's doubles (1 runner-up)
Other doubles titles
Fed Cup final
Romanian people of German descent
Olympic tennis players of West Germany
Tennis players at the 1968 Summer Olympics
West German female tennis players
People from Timiș County
Tennis players at the 1955 Pan American Games
Pan American Games competitors for Argentina