Roy Emerson

Tennis Player Roy Emerson Full Name: Roy Emerson
Nationality:

Australia
Australian

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Amateur tennis player who won 12 amateur Grand Slam tournament singles titles and 16 Grand Slam tournament men's doubles titles, the only male player to have completed an amateur Career Grand Slam in both singles and doubles.

Born: November 3, 1936 (81 years old)
Birthplace: Blackbutt, Queensland, Australia

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events in the Life of Roy Emerson

  • 1961-01-27 49th Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Rod Laver (1-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4)
  • 1961-09-10 81st U.S. Men's National Championship: Roy Emerson beats Rod Laver (7-5, 6-3, 6-2)
  • 1962-01-15 50th Men's Australian Championships: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (8-6, 0-6, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1962-06-02 61st Men's French Championships: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 9-7, 6-2)
  • 1962-09-10 82nd U.S. Men's National Championship: Rod Laver completes his first Grand Slam defeating Roy Emerson (6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4)
  • 1963-01-19 51st Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Ken Fletcher (6-3, 6-3, 6-1)
  • 1963-05-26 62nd Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Pierre Darmon (3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1964-01-13 52nd Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats 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
  • 1964-09-13 84th U.S. Men's National Championship: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (6-4, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 1965-02-01 53rd Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (7-9, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1)
  • 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
  • 1966-01-31 54th Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Arthur Ashe (6-4, 6-8, 6-2, 6-3)
  • 1967-01-30 55th Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Arthur Ashe (6-4, 6-1, 6-4)
  • 1967-06-03 66th Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Tony Roche (6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2)

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