Tony Trabert

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert

Full Name: Marion Anthony Trabert
Profession: Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, he won five Grand Slam singles titles, including the French Open twice and the U.S. Open twice.

Born: August 16, 1930
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Age: 88 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 1953-10-26 Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah

Events in the Life of Tony Trabert

  • 1953-09-07 US Men's National Championship: Tony Trabert beats fellow American Vic Seixas 6-3, 6-2, 6-3
  • 1954-05-29 53rd Men's French Championships: Tony Trabert beats Art Larsen (6-4, 7-5, 6-1)
  • 1955-06-04 54th Men's French Championships: Tony Trabert beats Sven Davidson (2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2)
  • 1955-07-01 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen of Denmark 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 for his only Wimbledon success
  • 1955-09-11 75th US National Championships Men's Tennis: American Tony Trabert wins his 2nd home title; beats Ken Rosewall of Australia 9-7, 6-3, 6-3

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