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Ken Rosewall

Ken Rosewall is a retired Australian tennis player who was born on November 2, 1934, in Sydney, Australia. Rosewall is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, and he enjoyed a long and successful career that spanned more than two decades.

Rosewall won a total of 23 Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles, including eight Grand Slam singles titles, 16 Grand Slam men’s doubles titles, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title. He was known for his exceptional consistency and court craft, and he was able to compete at a high level on all surfaces.

Rosewall was part of a legendary era of Australian tennis that included players such as Rod Laver and John Newcombe. He was a key member of the Australian Davis Cup team during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, helping Australia win the Davis Cup four times.

Off the court, Rosewall has been involved in a number of philanthropic and community service initiatives. He has been a strong advocate for tennis development and coaching, and he has worked to promote the sport in Australia and around the world.

Rosewall’s legacy in the sport of tennis is significant, and he is remembered as a trailblazer and ambassador for the sport. He continues to be involved in the tennis world as a coach and mentor, and he remains an iconic figure in Australian tennis history.

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