Tony Roche

Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche Full Name: Tony Roche
Nationality:

Australian

Profession: Tennis Player and Coach
Why Famous: Won one Grand Slam singles title (1966 French Open) and thirteen Grand Slam doubles titles. He also coached multi-Grand Slam winning World No. 1s, including Ivan Lendl, Patrick Rafter, and Roger Federer.

Born: June 17, 1945 (72 years old)
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Historical Events in the Life of Tony Roche

  • 1965-05-29 64th Men's French Championships: Fred Stolle beats Tony Roche (3-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3)
  • 1966-06-05 65th Men's French Championships: Tony Roche beats Istvan Gulyas (6-1, 6-4, 7-5)
  • 1967-06-03 66th Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Tony Roche (6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2)
  • 1968-07-05 82nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche (6-3 6-4 6-2)
  • 1969-09-09 89th Men's U.S. Open: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche (7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2)
  • 1970-09-13 90th Men's U.S. Open: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (2-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3)

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