Australian Championships junior (tennis) champions

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  1. John Newcombe

    John Newcombe


    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.

  2. Lew Hoad

    Lew Hoad


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

  3. Adrian Quist

    Adrian Quist


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

  4. Rod Laver

    Rod Laver


    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.

  5. Jack Crawford (tennis)

    Jack Crawford (tennis)


    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.

  6. Frank Sedgman

    Frank Sedgman


    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.

  7. Tony Roche

    Tony Roche


    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.

  8. Don Candy

    Don Candy


    Don Candy (born 31 March 1929) is an Australian former tennis player who was mainly successful in doubles.

  9. Butch Buchholz

    Butch Buchholz


    Earl Henry "Butch" Buchholz, Jr. (born September 16, 1940, in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former professional tennis player from the United States who was one of the game's top players in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

  10. Ken McGregor

    Ken McGregor


    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.

  11. Dinny Pails

    Dinny Pails


    Dennis "Dinny" Pails (4 March 1921 in Nottingham, England – 22 November 1986 in Sydney, Australia) was an Australian tennis champion.

  12. Bob Mark

    Bob Mark


    Robert Mark (28 November 1937 – 21 July 2006) was an Australian professional tennis player.

  13. Martin Mulligan

    Martin Mulligan


    Martin "Marty" Mulligan (born 18 October 1940) is a former tennis player from Australia. He is best remembered for reaching the men's singles final at Wimbledon in 1962, where he was defeated by fellow Australian Rod Laver 6–2, 6–2, 6–1.

  14. Vivian McGrath

    Vivian McGrath


    Vivian Erzerum Bede "Viv" McGrath (17 February 1916 – 9 April 1978) was an Australian tennis champion of the 1930s. Along with John Bromwich, he was one of the first great players to use a two-handed backhand. His name was pronounced "McGraw".

  15. Bill Sidwell

    Bill Sidwell


    Oswald William Thomas (Bill) Sidwell (born 16 April 1920 in Goulburn, New South Wales) is an Australian former tennis player.

  16. Georges Goven

    Georges Goven


    Georges Goven (born 26 April 1948, in Lyon) is a retired tennis player from France.

  17. Brian Fairlie

    Brian Fairlie


    Brian Fairlie (born 13 June 1948), is a retired tennis player from New Zealand. During his career from 1968 to 1979 he won four titles in doubles, all with the Egyptian player Ismail El Shafei, and ten singles titles in the Open era (and at least two more in 1967).

  18. John Bromwich

    John Bromwich


    John Edward Bromwich (14 November 1918 – 21 October 1999) was a male tennis player from Australia who, along with his countryman Vivian McGrath, was one of the first great players to use a two-handed backhand. (He was a natural left-hander.) Bromwich twice won the Australian Championships singles title, in 1939 (over Adrian Quist in a straight sets final) and in 1946 (a thrilling 5-set final victory over Dinny Pails). He was ranked World No. 3 by A. Wallis Myers in 1938 and again by Harry Hopman in 1947.

  19. Don Turnbull (tennis)

    Don Turnbull (tennis)


    Donald Paterson "Don" Turnbull (28 May 1909 – 30 January 1994) was a tennis player from Australia. He won the men's doubles title at the Australian Championships twice, in 1936 and 1937. Turnbull represented Australia in three Davis Cup ties, including the 1933 Europe Zone final against Great Britain.

  20. Ken Rosewall

    Ken Rosewall


    Kenneth Robert ("Ken") Rosewall AM, MBE (born 2 November 1934) is a former world top-ranking amateur and professional tennis player from Australia. He won a record 25 tennis Majors including 8 Grand Slam singles titles and before the Open Era a record 15 Pro Slam titles and a record 35 Major finals overall. He won the Pro Grand Slam in 1963. Rosewall won 9 slams in doubles with a career double grand slam. He is considered to be one of the top male tennis players of all time. He had a renowned backhand and enjoyed a long career at the highest levels from the early 1950s to the early 1970s. Rosewall was one of the two best male players for about nine years and was the World No. 1 player for a number of years in the early 1960s. He was ranked among the top 20 players, amateur or professional, every year from 1952 through 1977. Rosewall is the only player to have simultaneously held Pro Grand Slam titles on three different surfaces (1962–1963). At the 1971 Australian Open he became the first male player during the open era to win a Grand Slam tournament without dropping a set.

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