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14-May-2017
14-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The bust commemorates tennis player, Frank Sedgman who won 22 Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. In both singles and doubles, Sedgman was the major force in the first three years of the Australian domination of the Davis Cup matches in which they won 15 victories in an 18-year span from 1950 to 1967.

Location

Address:Olympic Boulevard & Batman Avenue, Garden Square, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820301
Long: 144.978865
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Artist:Barbara McLean

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1996
Front Inscription

Frank Sedgman

Doubles Grand Slam : 1951 
Winner of 22 Grand Slam Titles

Singles champion of :
Australia 1949, 1950
Wimbledon 1952
USA 1951, 1952

Davis Cup:
1949, 1950, 1951, 1952

Davis Cup Victories :
1950, 1951, 1952

Source: MA
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