Popular Tennis Player Ken Rosewall

Ken Rosewall

Ken Rosewall is considered to be among the best tennis players of all times. He was an Australian Tennis player. Till date Ken Rosewall is remembered for some great tennis moves.

Ken was physically weaker compared to many of his rivals but that helped him to become more agile. He was faster compared to any other rival of his time and his volley was considered deadly. He won 1971 Australian Open without dropping a set, which is a record. No other player has won an Open without dropping a set. From 1952 to 1977, Ken never out of world top 20 tennis players.

He started his professional career in 1957 with a match at Kooyong stadium in Melbourne. Ken was only 18 when he surprised the world with his victories in Australian championship, Pacific Southwest Championship, and French championship.

Ken Rosewall faced tough rivalry from great tennis players of his time. Pancho Gonzalez and Rod Laver were among his bitter rivals during the 1960s.

Ken Rosewall won four titles in Grand Slams and proved himself to be unbeatable in clay as he won French Open in 1968. He also won Australian Open in 1971 and 1972 while winning US Open at the same time. He was thought off as a clay court specialist.

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