Myrtle McAteer is an American tennis player from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. She was born on the 12th of June 1878. Her tennis career rev up when she won the U.S National Championship in the singles category in 1900. Myrtle showcased her remarkable tennis skills when she defeated Edith Parker with a score of 6-2, 6-2 and 6-0. Right before grabbing the U.S Open title, Myrtle took home the doubles title in 1899 together with her partner Jane Craven.
Her glorious tennis achievement came when she came face to face with the future International Tennis Hall of Famer, Juliette Atkinson in the singles finals. She confidently played her best to grab the singles title from Atkinson and luckily she was able to take home the title. She defeated Juliette with a score of 7-5, 6-1, 4-6 and 8-6. Aside from beating the future tennis hall of famer, McAteer also became the first singles champion in the well-acclaimed tennis event in Cincinnati.
Overall, she qualified for 10 finals in the Cincinnati tennis events. She won two more Cincinnati singles championships in 1900 and 1904. In 1900, McAteer had a close fight with Maud Banks but she successfully ended the game with a score of 6-4, 6-8, 6-2 and 6-3. Once again, she showed her amazing skills when she defeated Winona Closterman in 1904 with a score of 7-5 and 6-3. During the Cincinnati event in 1903 and 1905, Myrtle qualified for the finals but was unsuccessful to take the title. Her other tennis achievements include the doubles titles in 1899, 1900, 1904 and 1905. In 1915, she entered the singles quarterfinals and also became a mixed doubles semifinalist at the U.S Clay Court Championships.
Myrtle had contributed enough achievements in the tennis history. On the year 1952, she died in Los Angeles, California.