On This Day

Fred Stolle

Full Name: Frank Urban "Fuzzy" Zoeller Jr.
Profession: Tennis Player and Broadcaster


Why Famous: Won the French Championship in 1965 and the US National Championship in 1966.

Born: October 8, 1938
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Age: 82 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events

  • 1963-07-05 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Chuck McKinley wins his only Grand Slam singles title beating Fred Stolle of Australia 9-7, 6-1, 6-4
  • 1964-01-13 Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson retains title; beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
  • 1964-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3; Emerson's 1st of 2 straight Wimbledon titles
  • 1964-09-13 US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Roy Emerson beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 for his 3rd Grand Slam title of the year
  • 1965-02-01 Australian Championship Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson wins 3rd consecutive Australian title; beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle 7-9, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1
  • 1965-05-29 French Championships Men's Tennis: Fred Stolle beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 for his first Grand Slam singles title
  • 1965-07-02 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson scores second consecutive title win over fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-2, 6-4, 6-4
  • 1966-09-12 US National Championships Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: In an all-Australian final Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe 4-6, 12-10, 6-3, 6-4; his second and final major singles title

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