|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Eleanor•Goss (-Lanning)|
|Born||18 November 1895 in New York, New York (USA)|
|Died||November 1982 in Salisbury, Connecticut (USA)|
Eleanor Goss was an American tennis player primarily known for her doubles skill. Goss won the US Championship in doubles four times, 1918-20 and 1926, winning in 1918-20 alongside Marion Jessup. She also lost twice in the doubles final, in 1923-24. Goss reached the US singles final in 1918, but was soundly beaten by Molla Bjurstedt, 6-3, 6-4. She also made the semi-finals in singles four times, in 1920 and 1923-25. At Wimbledon Goss was a singles quarter-finalist in 1923, and a doubles semi-finalist in 1924, with Jessup. Goss was ranked #2 in the US in 1919 and #3 in 1923 and 1925, and was in the US top 10 every year from 1918-29 save for 1922 and 1928. She was ranked #6 in the world for three consecutive years, 1923-25. Goss played on three winning Wightman Cup teams – 1923, 1926, and 1927.
|1924 Summer Olympics||Tennis||Singles, Women||Olympic||=9||Representing United States|
|Doubles, Women||Olympic||Marion Jessup||11|
Date of birth previously shown as 26 July 1896.