Tennis Players in Sports History (Part 2)

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Person of interestChuck McKinley

1941-01-05 Chuck McKinley, American tennis player, born in St. Louis, Missouri

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Chuck McKinley

Person of interestMargaret Smith Court

1942-07-16 Margaret Smith Court, Australian tennis star (1970 Grand Slam, 24 Grand Slam wins), born in Albury, New South Wales, Australia

Tennis Legend Margaret Smith Court
Tennis Legend
Margaret Smith Court
  • 1942-07-27 Dennis Ralston, American tennis player (4-time Grand Slam doubles champion), born in Bakersfield, California

Person of interestNancy Richey

1942-08-23 Nancy Richey Gunther, tennis player (US Doubles 1965, 66), born in San Angelo, Texas

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • 1942-12-11 Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1962)
  • 1942-12-25 Francoise Durr, French tennis player (1976 US indoor Doubles)
  • 1943-05-23 John Newcombe, Australia, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1967, 70, 71)

Person of interestArthur Ashe

1943-07-10 Arthur Ashe, American tennis star (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1993)

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • 1943-11-04 Clark Graebner, American tennis player

Person of interestBillie Jean King

1943-11-22 Billie Jean King, American tennis player (12 Grand Slam singles titles, 39 Grand Slam titles), born in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Person of interestTony Roche

1945-06-17 Tony Roche, Australian tennis player and coach, born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • 1945-06-24 Betty Stove, Netherlands, tennis player (US Doubles 1972)

Person of interestVirginia Wade

1945-07-10 Virginia Wade, English tennis star (Wimbledon 1977), born in Bournemouth, England

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade

Person of interestIlie Năstase

1946-07-19 Ilie Năstase, Romanian tennis player (US Open 1972), born in Bucharest, Romania

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase
  • 1946-12-14 Stan Smith, Pasadena, California, American tennis champ (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)
  • 1948-08-18 Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesian badminton star (All-England tennis champ), born in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • 1949-02-06 Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)
  • 1949-02-22 Olga Morozova, Russian tennis player
  • 1950-09-07 Adriano Panatta, tennis star (French 1976, Italian 1976), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1951-07-31 Evonne Goolagong Cawley, NSW Aust, tennis player (Wimbledon 1971)
  • 1951-09-08 Timothy Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player/coach (Pete Sampras)
  • 1951-09-08 Tom Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player (US mixed Doubles 1984)

Person of interestRoscoe Tanner

1951-10-15 Roscoe Tanner, American tennis player (Australian Open 1977), born in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner
  • 1952-01-27 Brian Gottfried, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1952-02-17 Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • 1952-03-20 Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)
  • 1952-04-23 Terry Moor, tennis star, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1952-08-03 Wojtek Fibak, Polish tennis star

Person of interestGuillermo Vilas

1952-08-17 Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis champion (US Open-1977), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas

Person of interestJimmy Connors

1952-09-02 Jimmy Connors, American tennis champion (US Open-1978, 82, 83 Wimbledon-1974, 82), born in St. Louis, Illinois

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • 1952-11-26 Wendy Turnbell, Australia, tennis player (1979,82 US Opens Double)
  • 1953-06-20 Raul Ramirez, tennis player
  • 1953-10-09 Hank Pfister, Bakersfield Cat, tennis star
  • 1953-12-14 Vijay Amritraj, India, tennis player/actor (Octopussy)
  • 1954-05-09 Balazs Taroczy, Hungarian tennis star
  • 1954-06-13 Daniel Seemiller, Pitts, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • 1954-07-26 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian American tennis star (Australia 1987), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1954-08-27 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
  • 1954-10-30 JoAnne Russell, tennis player (Wimbledon Double 1977), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1954-11-12 Paul McNamee, Australia, tennis star

Person of interestChris Evert

1954-12-21 Chris Evert, American tennis player (18 Gram Slam singles titles), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • 1954-12-23 Brian Teacher, tennis star, born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-01-21 Peter Fleming, NJ, tennis player (US Open Doubles 1979, 81, 83)

Person of interestVirginia Ruzici

1955-01-31 Virginia Ruzici, Romanian tennis star (1978 French Open champion), born in Campia Turzii, Romania

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Virginia Ruzici
  • 1955-04-25 Buster Mottram, English tennis player, born in Kingston upon Thames

Person of interestVictor Pecci

1955-10-15 Victor Pecci, Paraguayan tennis star, born in Asuncion, Paraguay

Tennis Player Victor Pecci
Tennis Player
Victor Pecci

Person of interestBjörn Borg

1956-06-06 Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player (Wimbledon 1976-80), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1956-07-03 Eddie Edwards, South Africa, tennis star

Person of interestMima Jausovec

1956-07-20 Mima Jausovec, Yugoslavian tennis player (French Open-1977), born in Maribor, Yugoslavia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Mima Jausovec
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Mima Jausovec
  • 1956-08-10 Dianne Fromhottz, Balestrat Australia, tennis star
  • 1956-09-05 Steve Denton, tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph), born in Kingsville, Texas

Person of interestMartina Navratilova

1956-10-18 Martina Navratilova, Czech tennis star (Wimbledon 1989,79,82-87), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 1956-10-19 Sue Barker, tennis pro (French Open 1976)
  • 1956-10-23 Betsy Nagelsen, tennis star, born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • 1957-07-23 Harry Stefanki, Mento Park Cal, tennis star
  • 1957-10-05 Jeanne Evert, tennis player, Chris' sister
  • 1958-01-13 Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
  • 1958-03-02 Kevin Curren, South Africa, tennis star
  • 1958-03-08 Andreas Maurer, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1958-04-05 Johan Kriek, South African-American, tennis player (US Indoor 1982), born in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • 1958-04-24 Fernando Luna, Spanish tennis star, born in Ciudad Real, Spain
  • 1958-08-16 Jose Luis, Clerc Argentina, tennis star
  • 1958-11-15 Marty Davis, American tennis star, born in San Jose, California
  • 1958-12-11 Regina Marsikova, Czech tennis player, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1959-01-20 Lea Antonoplis, West Covina Cat, tennis star
  • 1959-02-08 Heinz Gunthardt, Swiss tennis star

Person of interestJohn McEnroe

1959-02-16 John McEnroe, American tennis great (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimbeldon 1981, 83, 84), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • 1959-03-15 Eliot Teltscher, California, tennis player (US Davis Cup team)
  • 1959-03-28 Petra Delhees, Swiss tennis star, born in Aarau, Switzerland
  • 1959-05-23 Marcella Mesker, Netherlands, tennis star
  • 1959-07-01 Anne Smith, American tennis player (10 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1959-07-02 Eduardo Bengoechea, Argentina, tennis star
  • 1959-08-21 Anne Hobbs, English tennis star, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1959-08-21 Bud Schultz, American tennis star, born in Meriden, Connecticut
  • 1959-08-23 George Kalovelonis, Greek tennis player
  • 1959-10-11 Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star
  • 1959-10-31 Ann Henricksson, tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1959-11-21 Tim Wilkison, American tennis player (6 ATP tiles), born in Shelby, North Carolina

Person of interestSylvia Hanika

1959-11-30 Sylvia Hanika, German tennis player (Avon-1982), born in Munich, West Germany

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
  • 1959-12-03 Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr PA, tennis player (US Opens Doubles 1981)
  • 1959-12-08 Mark Dickson, tennis star, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1960-02-27 Andres Gomez, Ecuador, tennis pro (Madrid Grand Prix-1990)

Person of interestIvan Lendl

1960-03-07 Ivan Lendl, Czech tennis champion (US Open 1985-87), born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • 1960-03-09 Mike Leach, American tennis star, born in Susanville, California
  • 1960-03-25 Robert Green, tennis star, born in Omaha, Nebraska

Person of interestYannick Noah

1960-05-18 Yannick Noah, French tennis player (French Open 1983), born in Sedan, France

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Yannick Noah
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Yannick Noah
  • 1960-07-27 Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star
  • 1960-07-27 Jo Durie, England, tennis player
  • 1960-07-31 lva Budarova, Czechoslovakia tennis star
  • 1960-08-03 Tim Mayotte, tennis player (Olympic silver 1988), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1960-08-15 Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper, tennis player (Denver-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-09-29 Wendy White, tennis player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1960-11-02 Rosalyn Nideffer, South African tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1960-12-28 John Fitzgerald, Australian tennis player, born in Cummins
  • 1960-12-31 Broderick Dyke, Australia, tennis star

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