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06-January-2018
06-January-2018

Photographs supplied by Peter Rasey

The park seat commemorates Australian tennis player, Mal Anderson. 

Mal Anderson was honoured with a park bench after a long and successful tennis career, which included an unseeded USA Grand Slam win. He was part of the only all Queensland mixed pair Grand Slam win, with Fay Muller, at the Australian Championship. He was a Davis Cup player and part of the winning team 1957 and 1973.

He coached around Queensland and also operated a tennis complex at the Grange where he trained thousands of local children.

Location

Address:Park & Tennis Avenues, Ashgrove, 4060
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.441753
Long: 153.001836
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 14th December, 2017
Front Inscription

          This seat is dedicated in honour of 
tennis great and Grand Slam winner Mal Anderson MBE.
Along with a highly successful playing career in the 
1950s, 60s and 70s, Mal Anderson was instrumental in 
the development of the game through coaching of 
                    thousands of juniors.

 

 

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