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The bust commemorates tennis player, Mervyn Rose who was ranked inside the world's Top 10 throughout much of his tennis career and represented Australia in the Davis Cup from 1951 to 1957. He was ranked World No. 3 in 1958.

He has coached numerous female and male players, including Bille Jean King, Margaret Court, Ernie Ewart, Michael Fancutt, Brett Prentice, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Eleni Daniilidou, Nadia Petrova, Magdalena Grzybowska and Caroline Schnieder.

He was awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000, inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002. 



Address:Olympic Boulevard & Batman Avenue, Garden Square, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820301
Long: 144.978865
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Artist:Barbara McLean


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2002
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Mervyn Rose

Winner of 7 Grand Slam titles

Singles Champion of :
Australia 1954
France 1958

Davis Cup :
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957

Davis Cup victories :
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1957


Source: MA
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