Famous Tennis Players in History (Part 3)

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  • 1952-08-30 Wojtek Fibak, Polish tennis star, born in Poznan, Poland

Person of interestJimmy Connors

1952-09-02 Jimmy Connors, American tennis player (8-time Grand Slam winner, 109 titles overall), born in Belleville, Illinois

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • 1952-11-26 Wendy Turnbell, Australian tennis player (1979,82 US Opens Double), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1953-01-19 Richard Legendre, Canadian tennis player & politician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1953-02-01 Andy Mill, American alpine skier (non-placed Olympics, World C'ships; ex-husband of tennis player Chris Evert), born in Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 1953-06-20 Raúl Ramírez, Mexican tennis player, born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
  • 1953-10-09 Hank Pfister, American tennis star, born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1953-12-14 Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and actor (Octopussy), born in Chennai, India
  • 1954-05-09 Balazs Taroczy, Hungarian tennis star
  • 1954-06-13 Daniel Seemiller, American table tennis player, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-07-26 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian/American tennis player (Australian Open 1977), 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, American tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 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, American tennis player (Australian Open 1980), 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
  • 1955-07-05 Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1979, Wimbledon doubles 1980, 82), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2019)

Person of interestVictor Pecci

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

Tennis Player Victor Pecci
Tennis Player
Victor Pecci
  • 1956-04-19 Sue Barker, British tennis player (French Open 1976), born in Paignton, England
  • 1956-05-20 Tomas Smid, Czech, tennis star

Person of interestBjörn Borg

1956-06-06 Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player (11-time Grand Slam winner), born in Stockholm, Sweden

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

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 Fromholtz Balestrat, Australian tennis player (1977 Australian Open doubles winner and single finalist), born in Albury, New South Wales
  • 1956-09-05 Steve Denton, American tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph), born in Kingsville, Texas

Person of interestMartina Navratilova

1956-10-18 Martina Navratilova, Czech/American tennis player (18 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 1956-10-23 Betsy Nagelsen, tennis star, born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • 1956-11-21 Mariana Simionescu, Romanian tennis player (1st wife of Björn Borg), born in Tirgu Neamt, Romania
  • 1957-07-23 Larry Stefanki, American tennis star, born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • 1957-10-05 Jeanne Evert, tennis player, Chris' sister
  • 1958-01-13 Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
  • 1958-03-02 Kevin Curren, South African tennis player (US Open doubles, mixed doubles 1982; Wimbledon doubles 1982; US Open mixed doubles 1981), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 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
  • 1959-01-01 Andy Andrews, American tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1982 runner-up), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1959-01-20 Lea Antonoplis, American tennis player, born in West Covina, California
  • 1959-02-08 Heinz Gunthardt, Swiss tennis star

Person of interestJohn McEnroe

1959-02-16 John McEnroe, American tennis player (US Open 1979-81, 84 / Wimbledon 1981, 83, 84), born in Wiesbaden, 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
  • 1959-04-23 George Kalovelonis, Greek tennis player, born in Athens, Greece
  • 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
  • 1959-10-11 Michiel Schapers, Dutch tennis star, born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1959-10-31 Ann Henricksson, American 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 (WTA Tour Championship 1982), born in Munich, West Germany

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
  • 1959-12-03 Kathy Jordan, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam doubles titles; Australian Open 1983 runner-up), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-02-27 Andres Gomez, Ecuadorian tennis player (Madrid Grand Prix-1990), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Person of interestIvan Lendl

1960-03-07 Ivan Lendl, American, Czech tennis player (8-time Grand Slam title winner), born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • 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 Jo Durie, English tennis player, born in Bristol
  • 1960-07-31 lva Budarova, Czechoslovakia tennis star
  • 1960-08-03 Tim Mayotte, American 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, American tennis player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1960-11-02 Rosalyn Fairbank, South African tennis player (French Open doubles 1981, 83), born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • 1960-12-28 John Fitzgerald, Australian tennis player, born in Cummins
  • 1960-12-31 Broderick Dyke, Australian tennis player, born in Gumeracha, Australia
  • 1961-02-10 Eva Pfaff, German tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1982 runner-up), born in Königstein im Taunus, Germany
  • 1961-02-18 Alycia Moulton, American tennis player, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1961-03-18 Todd Nelson, Dalles Ore, tennis star
  • 1961-03-21 Wei Wang, US table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Beijing, China
  • 1961-05-02 Peter Doohan, Australian professional tennis player, born in Newcastle, NSW (d. 2017)
  • 1961-06-05 Ramesh Krishnan, Indian tennis star (Davis Cup 1987), born in Chennai, India
  • 1961-07-13 Anders Jarryd, Lidkoping Sweden, tennis star
  • 1961-08-06 Mary Lou, Daniels Chicago lL, tennis star
  • 1961-08-09 Brad Gilbert, tennis star, born in Oakland, California
  • 1961-08-13 Bettine Vriesekoop, Dutch table tennis star (European Championships gold 1982, 92), born in Hazerswoude, Netherlands
  • 1961-09-12 Christiane Jolissaint, Swiss tennis star, born in Vevey, Switzerland
  • 1961-09-28 Anne White, American tennis player (famously wares spandex Wimbledon 1985), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1961-10-22 Barbara Potter, American tennis player (6 WTA singles titles, 19 doubles), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1962-02-02 Ben Testerman, tennis star, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1962-02-09 Diego Perez, Spanish tennis star

Person of interestHana Mandlikova

1962-02-19 Hana Mandlíková, Czech tennis player (4 Grand Slam titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
  • 1962-02-28 Chunli Li, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1962-03-05 Elise Burgin, tennis star, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-03-22 Juan Aguilera, Spanish tennis star
  • 1962-04-16 David Pate, American tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-05-30 Jan Gunnarsson, Swedish tennis star
  • 1962-06-19 Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
  • 1962-07-04 Pam Shriver, American tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-08-03 Alberto Tous, Spanish tennis star, born in Palma, Spain
  • 1962-08-20 Dong-Wook Song, South Korean tennis player, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1962-08-27 Scott Davis, tennis star, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1962-09-08 Sergio Casal, Spanish tennis player (Olympic silver 1988), born in Barcelona
  • 1962-10-05 Johnny Huang, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1962-10-14 Shahar Perkiss, Israeli tennis player, born in Haifa, Israel
  • 1962-10-23 Christo van Rensburg, South African tennis player, born in Uitenhage, South Africa

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