Linda French competed at both the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games in badminton. She won bronze medals at the 1995 Pan American Games in doubles and mixed doubles. Best known as a doubles player, her biggest titles included winning the 1988 Iceland Open doubles (with Pam Batungbacal) and the 1987 Winnipeg Open mixed doubles (alongside Anil Kaul). French won eight medals at the US Olympic Festivals, a record for a badminton player, and was on the US National team from 1985-96. She was US women’s doubles champion from 1986-89. A graduate of Arizona State University, French also studied at the University of Wisconsin and then obtained a law degree at the University of San Diego. She then worked as an immigration attorney in Naples, Florida.