Lew Hoad

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad Full Name: Lew Hoad


Profession: Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Why Famous: Won four majors as an amateur, and won the 1959 Tournament of Champions as a professional. He has been ranked as the greatest player of the 'Past Champions' era of tennis.

Born: November 23, 1934
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Died: July 3, 1994 (aged 59)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1955-06-18 Former World No. 1 tennis player Lew Hoad (20) weds tennis player Jenny Staley (21) at St Mary's Church in Wimbledon, England

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