Roscoe Tanner

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner Full Name: Roscoe Tanner


Profession: Tennis Player and Australian Open
Why Famous: Famous for his big left-handed serve and for winning the men's singles title at the first of two Australian Open tournaments held in 1977.

Born: October 15, 1951 (66 years old)
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA

Historical Events in the Life of Roscoe Tanner

  • 1977-01-09 65th Men's Australian Open: Roscoe Tanner beats Guillermo Vilas (6-3, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1979-09-05 Roscoe Tanner fires 11 aces, breaks the net with his bullet serve & upsets top-seeded Bjorn Borg in US Tennis Open quarterfinals

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