Fred Perry

Born:
May 18, 1909
Died:
February 02, 1995
Place of Birth:
Stockport, England
Citizenship:
England
Induction Category:
Master Player
Year of Induction:
1975
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 1

The greatest player his nation produced in the twentieth century, Fred Perry won Wimbledon three consecutive years, captured a trio of U.S. Championships, and joined an elite cast of male players in recording victories at all four major championships.  Energetic, imposing, charismatic, full of self-conviction, Perry carried himself with immense poise and professionalism.  He turned his full attention to tennis only after securing the World Table Tennis Championships in 1929, never wavering as a competitor in either racquet sport.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Championship

  • Singles Champion 1934
  • Doubles Champion 1934

French Open

  • Singles Champion 1935
  • Doubles Champion 1933
  • Mixed Doubles Champion 1932

Wimbledon

  • Singles Champion 1934-36
  • Mixed Doubles Champion 1935-36

US National Championship

  • Singles Champion 1933-34, 1936
  • Mixed Doubles Champion 1932

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1931-36

	

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