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14-May-2017
14-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The bust commemorates tennis player, Fred Stolle who was rated as the World No. 2 male tennis player in 1966.  He won ten Grand Slam doubles titles, partnering with compatriots Bob Hewitt (4 titles), Roy Emerson (4 titles) and Ken Rosewall (2 titles).  In addition he won 7 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles.

As a member of the Australian Davis Cup team Stolle won the Davis Cup title in 1964, 1965 and 1966.

For many years, Stolle did TV commentary for CBS and other tennis broadcasts. 

 

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:1997
Front Inscription

Fred Stolle

Winner of 18 Grand Slam Titles

Singles Champion of :
France 1965
USA 1966

Davis Cup:
1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966

Davis Cup victories :
1961, 1964, 1965, 1966

Source: MA
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