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Ken Rosewall

Ken Rosewall (Tennis.  Born, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Nov. 2, 1934.)  One of the most popular men’s singles triumphs in the long history of national championship tennis on the lawns of the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills came in 1970.  That was the year when Kenneth R. Rosewall won his second title.  […]

Roy Emerson

Roy Emerson (Tennis.  Born, Kingsway, Queensland, Aust., Nov. 3, 1936.)  Of all the international champions produced by Australian coach Harry Hopman, Roy Emerson was statistically the most successful, winning 12 major titles in seven years (1961-67).  Emerson won six Australian championships during that span, missing only in 1962.  He also won the men’s singles twice each […]

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