Ken Rosewall

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall Full Name: Ken Rosewall
Nationality: Australian

Profession: Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Why Famous: Won a record 25 tennis Majors including 8 Grand Slam singles titles, and is considered to be one of the top male tennis players of all time.

Born: November 2, 1934 (82 years old)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Married Life

  • 1956-10-06 Tennis player champ Ken Rosewall (21) weds Wilma McIver at St John's Church of England Cathedral in Brisbane, Australia

Historical Events in the Life of Ken Rosewall

  • 1953-01-17 41st Men's Australian Championships: Ken Rosewall beats Mervyn Rose (6-0, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 1953-05-30 52nd Men's French Championships: Ken Rosewall beats Victor Elias Seixas (6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2)
  • 1954-07-02 68th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jaroslav Drobný beats Ken Rosewall (13-11 4-6 6-2 9-7)
  • 1955-01-31 43rd Men's Australian Championships: Ken Rosewall beats Lew Hoad (9-7, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1955-09-11 75th U.S. Men's National Championship: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall (9-7, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1956-01-30 44th Men's Australian Championships: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5)
  • 1956-07-06 70th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-2 4-6 7-5 6-4)
  • 1956-09-09 76th U.S. Men's National Championship: Ken Rosewall beats Lew Hoad (4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1968-06-09 67th Men's French Open: Ken Rosewall beats Rod Laver (6-3, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2)
  • 1969-06-08 68th Men's French Open: Rod Laver beats Ken Rosewall (6-4, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 1970-07-04 84th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats Ken Rosewall (57 63 62 36 61)
  • 1970-09-13 90th Men's U.S. Open: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (2-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3)
  • 1971-03-14 59th Men's Australian Open: Ken Rosewall beats Arthur Ashe (6-1, 7-5, 6-3)
  • 1972-01-03 60th Men's Australian Open: Ken Rosewall beats Malcolm Anderson (7-6, 6-3, 7-5)
  • 1974-09-08 94th Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Ken Rosewall (6-1, 6-0, 6-1)

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