Punčec is the son of Croatian tennis player Franjo Punčec, who played for the Yugoslav Davis Cup team. His parents emigrated to South Africa in 1948 and Frank was born soon after in 1951, one of three children to Franjo and Zora.
As a professional player in the 1980s, he reached a best singles ranking of 179 in the world. Most notably he featured in the main draw of the 1983 French Open, where he was beaten in the first round by countryman Danie Visser.
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