Australasian and Australian Championships men's doubles champions

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  1. Fred Perry
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    Fred Perry

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    Frederick John "Fred" Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player and former World No. 1 who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams single titles, as well as six Major doubles titles. Perry won three consecutive Wimbledon Championships from 1934 to 1936 and was World Amateur number one tennis player during those three years. Prior to Andy Murray in 2013, Perry was the last British player to win the men's Wimbledon championship, in 1936 and the last British player to win a men's singles Grand Slam title until Andy Murray won the 2012 US Open.


  2. Tony Trabert
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    Tony Trabert

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    Marion Anthony (Tony) Trabert (born August 16, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a retired American former World No. 1 tennis champion and long-time tennis author, TV commentator, instructor, and motivational speaker. In his 1979 autobiography Jack Kramer, the long-time tennis promoter and great player himself, included Trabert in his list of the 21 greatest players of all time.


  3. John Newcombe
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    John Newcombe

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    John David Newcombe, AO, OBE (born 23 May 1944 in Sydney) is a former tennis player from Australia who won seven Grand Slam singles titles and an all-time record 17 doubles titles. He is one of the few men to have been ranked world No. 1 in both singles and doubles. He also contributed to five Davis Cup titles for Australia during an age when Davis Cup was deemed as significant as the Grand Slams. Tennis Magazine ranked Newcombe the 10th best male player of the period 1965–2005.


  4. Allan Stone
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    Allan Stone

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    Allan Stone (born 14 October 1945) played amateur and professional tennis in the 1960s and 1970s. He was ranked as high as World No. 38 in singles on the ATP Rankings in April 1975.


  5. Lew Hoad
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    Lew Hoad

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    Lewis Alan ("Lew") Hoad (23 November 1934 – 3 July 1994) was an Australian former World No. 1 tennis player.


  6. Bob Hewitt
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    Bob Hewitt

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    Robert Anthony John "Bob" Hewitt (born 12 January 1940) is a former professional tennis player from Australia. In 1967, after marrying a South African, he became a South African citizen.


  7. Adrian Quist
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    Adrian Quist

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    Adrian Karl Quist (23 January 1913 – 17 November 1991) was an Australian tennis player.


  8. Roy Emerson
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    Roy Emerson

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    Roy Stanley Emerson (born 3 November 1936) is an Australian former number one tennis player who won 12 Major singles titles and 16 Grand Slam tournament men's doubles titles. He is the only male player to have completed a Career Grand Slam (winning titles at all four Grand Slam events) in both singles and doubles. His 28 Major titles are an all-time record for a male amateur player. Roy Emerson is the first male player to win each amateur Major title at least twice in his career. He is one of only seven men to win all four Majors in his career. He was the first male player to win 12 Majors. He is the only male player to win 6 Australian Championships and five of them consecutive (1963-67). His 12 wins have since been surpassed. Emerson is only one of five tennis players all-time to win multiple slam sets in two disciplines, only matched by Margaret Court, Martina Navratilova, Frank Sedgman and Serena Williams.


  9. Rod Laver
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    Rod Laver

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    Rodney George "Rod" Laver MBE (born 9 August 1938) is an Australian former tennis player widely regarded as one of the greatest in tennis history. He was the No. 1 ranked professional from 1964 to 1970, spanning four years before and three years after the start of the Open Era. He also was the No. 1 amateur in 1961–62 according to Lance Tingay.


  10. Dick Crealy
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    Dick Crealy

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    Richard Crealy (born 18 September 1944) is an Australian former tennis player most notable for reaching the finals of the Australian Open in 1970, being a member of the 1970 Australian Davis Cup Team, and winning four Grand Slam titles in doubles.


  11. Ashley Cooper (tennis)
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    Ashley Cooper (tennis)

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    Ashley John Cooper AO (born 15 September 1936) is a former world champion tennis player from Australia. He was ranked the World No. 1 amateur player for 1957 and 1958 by Lance Tingay.


  12. Jacques Brugnon
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    Jacques Brugnon

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    Jacques "Toto" Brugnon (11 May 1895 – 20 March 1978) was a French tennis player, one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from France who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s.


  13. Jean Borotra
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    Jean Borotra

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    Jean Robert Borotra (13 August 1898 – 17 July 1994) was a French tennis champion. He was one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from his country who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s.


  14. Harry Hopman
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    Harry Hopman

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    Henry Christian "Harry" Hopman CBE (12 August 1906 – 27 December 1985) was a world-acclaimed Australian tennis player and coach.


  15. Jack Crawford (tennis)
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    Jack Crawford (tennis)

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    John Herbert ("Jack") Crawford (22 March 1908 – 10 September 1991) was an Australian tennis player during the 1930s. He was the World No. 1 player for 1933, during which year he won the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon, and was runner-up at the U.S. Open. He also won the Australian Open in 1931, 1932, and 1935. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1979.


  16. Frank Sedgman
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    Frank Sedgman

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    Francis "Frank" Arthur Sedgman, AM (born 29 October 1927) is a retired former World No. 1 amateur tennis champion. In his 1979 autobiography Jack Kramer, the long-time tennis promoter and great player himself, included Sedgman in his list of the 21 greatest players of all time. Sedgman, Kramer wrote, "was as quick as anybody who ever played the game, but he couldn't keep the heat on." Sedgman is only one of five tennis players all-time to win a multiple slam set in two disciplines, matching Margaret Court, Roy Emerson, Martina Navratilova and Serena Williams.


  17. Tony Wilding
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    Tony Wilding

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    Anthony "Tony" Frederick Wilding (31 October 1883 – 9 May 1915) was a former World number 1 tennis player from Christchurch, New Zealand and a soldier killed in action during World War I.


  18. Vic Seixas
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    Vic Seixas

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    Elias Victor Seixas, Jr. (IPA: [ˈseɪʃəs]; born August 30, 1923) is an American former tennis player.


  19. Ellsworth Vines
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    Ellsworth Vines

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    Henry Ellsworth Vines, Jr. (September 28, 1911 – March 17, 1994) was an American tennis champion of the 1930s, the World No. 1 player or the co-No. 1 for four years in 1932, 1935, 1936 and 1937, able to win Pro Slam titles on three different surfaces. He later became a professional golfer.


  20. Charles P. Dixon
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    Charles P. Dixon

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    Charles Percy Dixon (7 February 1873 – 29 April 1939) was a male tennis player from Great Britain. He was a four-time Olympic medallist and led a successful British team to victory in the Davis Cup.


  21. Fred Stolle
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    Fred Stolle

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    Frederick "Fred" Sydney Stolle, AO (born 8 October 1938) is an Australian former tennis player and commentator. He was born in Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia. He is the father of former Australian Davis Cup player Sandon Stolle.


  22. Mervyn Rose
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    Mervyn Rose

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    Mervyn Gordon Rose AM (born 23 January 1930) is a former Australian male tennis player. He was born in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales and turned professional in 1959.


  23. Tony Roche
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    Tony Roche

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    Anthony "Tony" Dalton Roche, AO MBE (born 17 May 1945) is a former professional Australian tennis player, native of Tarcutta. He played junior tennis in the New South Wales regional city of Wagga Wagga. He won one Grand Slam singles title and thirteen Grand Slam doubles titles, and was ranked as high as World No. 2 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph in 1969. He also coached multi-Grand Slam winning World No. 1s, Ivan Lendl, Patrick Rafter, Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt and former World No. 4, Jelena Dokic.


  24. Bert St. John
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    Bert St. John

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    Cecil Bertram "Bert" St. John (1879 – 19 September 1932) was an Australian tennis player.


  25. Ken McGregor
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    Ken McGregor

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    Kenneth Bruce McGregor (2 June 1929 – 1 December 2007) was a tennis player from Australia who won the Men's Singles title at the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open) in 1952. He and his longtime doubles partner, Frank Sedgman, are generally considered one of the greatest men's doubles teams of all time. In 1951 and 1952, they won seven consecutive Grand Slam doubles titles – a feat that has never been matched. McGregor was also a member of three Australian Davis Cup winning teams in 1950–1952. At the end of 1952, Jack Kramer induced both Sedgman and McGregor to turn professional. He was ranked as high as World No. 3 in 1952.


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