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18-May-2017
18-May-2017

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The bust commemorates tennis player, John Newcombe who won seven Grand Slam singles titles and an all-time record 17 doubles titles.

He is one of the few men to have been ranked world No. 1 in both singles and doubles. He also contributed to five Davis Cup titles for Australia during an age when Davis Cup was deemed as significant as the Grand Slams.

 

 

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:1998
Front Inscription

John Newcombe

Winner of 25 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :
Australia 1973, 1975
Wimbledon 1967, 1970, 1971
USA 1967, 1973

Davis Cup :
1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1973, 1975, 1976

Davis Cup victories (as player) :
1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1973

Davis Cup Captain :
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Davis Cup victories (as captain) :
1999

Source: MA
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