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14-May-2017
14-May-2017

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The bust commemorates tennis player, Jack Crawford who was the World No. 1 male player for 1933, during which year he won the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon, and was runner-up at the U.S. Open.  He also won the Australian Open in 1931, 1932, and 1935, and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1979.

 

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

Jack Crawford

Winner of 17 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :
Australia 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935
France 1933
Wimbledon 1933

Davis Cup :
1928, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934
1935, 1936, 1937, 1939

Davis Cup victories :
1939

Source: MA
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