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19-May-2017
19-May-2017

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The bust commemorates tennis player, Mark Edmondson who won the 1976 Australian Open while ranked 212th in the world, still the lowest-ranked winner of a Grand Slam tournament since the ATP rankings were introduced in 1973.  He is the last Australian to date to win the men's singles at the Australian Open.

Edmondson's best subsequent performance in Grand Slams was reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open in 1981 and Wimbledon in 1982, which took him to a career-high singles ranking of #15.

He enjoyed more success as a doubles player, winning 34 titles, including five in 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:2007
Front Inscription

Mark Edmondson

Winner of 6 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :
Australia 1976

Davis Cup:
1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

Davis Cup victories :
1977, 1983

 

Source: MA
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