Chuck McKinley

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley Full Name: Chuck McKinley [Charles McKinley]
Nationality: American

Profession: Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Why Famous: Remembered as an undersized, hard working dynamo, he won the 1963 Men's Singles Championship at Wimbledon. His relentless effort and competitive spirit led American tennis to the top of the sport during a period heavily dominated by Australians.

Born: January 5, 1941
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Died: August 11, 1986 (aged 45)
Cause of Death: Brain tumour

Historical Events in the Life of Chuck McKinley

  • 1961-07-07 75th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Chuck McKinley (63 61 64)
  • 1963-07-06 77th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Chuck McKinley beats Fred Stolle (97 61 64)

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