General Mervyn Gordon
Rose
Male
Australia
1930-01-23
Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia
2017-07-23
Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia


About

Mervyn Gordon Rose AM (23 January 1930 – 23 July 2017) was an Australian male tennis player who won 7 Grand Slam titles (singles, doubles and mixed doubles).

Rose was born in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales and turned professional in 1959. He 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 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[1]

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

Rose 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. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2006 for service to tennis, particularly as a competitor at national and international levels and as a coach and mentor to both amateur and professional players.[2] Rose died on 23 July 2017 at the age of 87.[3]

Source: Wikipedia



Media


Archive statistics 1946 - 1974
37
686
509


Tournament wins 1958 - Northumberland Championships (Amateur)
1958 - Travemünde International (Amateur)
1958 - Deauville (Open)
1958 - Caribbean Championships (Amateur)
1958 - Good Neighbor Tournament (Amateur)
1958 - Napoli (Open)
1958 - Italian International Championships ()
1958 - Roland Garros (Grandslam)
1957 - Dallas Invitation (Amateur)
1957 - Panama Championships (Amateur)
1957 - Villanueva International (Amateur)
1957 - Colombia International (Amateur)
1957 - University of Miami (Amateur)
1957 - Florida West Coast (Amateur)
1957 - Deauville (Open)
1957 - German International Championships ()
1957 - Bavarian International Championships (ATP World Tour 250 series)
1957 - Dixie Championships (Amateur)
1957 - Kingston International Invitation (Amateur)
1957 - Paris International Championships (Open)
1955 - Belgian International Championships ()
1955 - Knokke Le-Zoute (Amateur)
1955 - Spa (Amateur)
1955 - Deauville (Open)
1954 - Australian Open (Grandslam)
1954 - Australian Hard Courts Championship (Amateur)
1953 - South Australian Championships ()
1953 - Canadian International Championships ()
1953 - Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament (Open)
1953 - New South Wales Hard Court Championships (Amateur)
1952 - Darling Downs (Amateur)
1951 - Benalla New Years Tournament (Amateur)
1951 - Sydney Metropolitan Grasscourt Championships (Amateur)
1950 - Warrangul Australia Day (Amateur)
1949 - Metropolitan Cricket (MCC ) Autumn Tournament (Amateur)
1949 - South Coast Championships (Amateur)
1948 - Coffs Harbour ()


Tournaments New South Wales Hard Court Championships - 1974 Tasmanian Championships - 1973 South Australian Championships - 1972(2) Australian Open - 1972 South Australian Championships - 1972 New South Wales Championships - 1972 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1972 Tasmanian Championships - 1972 Manly Seaside Tournament - 1972 Eastern Suburbs Hard Court Championship - 1972 Australian Open - 1971 Victorian Championships - 1971 New South Wales Championships - 1971 Queensland Championships - 1971 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1971 Tasmanian Championships - 1971 Eastern Suburbs Hard Court Championship - 1971 South Australian b - 1970 Adelaide Professional Championships - 1962 World Professional Indoors - 1960 Australian Professionals - 1960 French Professional Championship - 1959 New South Wales Pro Championships - 1959 London Professional Championships - 1959 Perth Professional Championships - 1959 Victorian Professional Championships - 1959 South Australia Pros - 1959 O'Keefe Professional - 1959 Kramer Tournament of Champions - 1959 Australian Open - 1958 Wimbledon - 1958 Roland Garros - 1958 Italian International Championships - 1958 River Oaks Tournament - 1958 German International Championships - 1958 Deauville - 1958 North of England Championships - 1958 Northumberland Championships - 1958 Conde de Godo - 1958 Sicilian International Championships - 1958 Napoli - 1958 Caribbean Championships - 1958 Bavarian International Championships - 1958 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1958 Manly Seaside Tournament - 1958 Altamira International Invitation - 1958 Colombia International - 1958 Bastad - 1958 Masters Invitation - 1958 Travemünde International - 1958 Falkenberg - 1958 Wimbledon - 1957 South Australian Championships - 1957 Roland Garros - 1957 Victorian Championships - 1957 New South Wales Championships - 1957 Paris International Championships - 1957 Italian International Championships - 1957 Venezia (Venice International Tournament) - 1957 Netherlands International Championships - 1957 River Oaks Tournament - 1957 Dixie Championships - 1957 German International Championships - 1957 Queensland Championships - 1957 Deauville - 1957 Midland Counties Championships - 1957 Conde de Godo - 1957 Palm Beach Invitation - 1957 Florida West Coast - 1957 South Florida - 1957 University of Miami - 1957 Caribbean Championships - 1957 Caribe Hilton Championships - 1957 Bavarian International Championships - 1957 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1957 Kingston International Invitation - 1957 Colombia International - 1957 Masters Invitation - 1957 Turkish International Championships (Turkey Open) - 1957 Dallas Invitation - 1957 Brumana International - 1957 Panama Championships - 1957 Australia vs. Czecholslovakia Exhbition - 1957 Villanueva International - 1957 Australian Open - 1956 Sugar Bowl - 1956 Argentina International Championships - 1956 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1956 Western Australia Championships - 1956 Altamira International Invitation - 1956 Sydney Metropolitan Hard Courts - 1956 South American Championship - 1956 New Orleans Championship - 1956 Sao Paulo International - 1956 Brazilian International - 1956 Australian Open - 1955 Wimbledon - 1955 South Australian Championships - 1955 Roland Garros - 1955 Victorian Championships - 1955 New South Wales Championships - 1955 Paris International Championships - 1955 Queens Club Tournament - 1955 Italian International Championships - 1955 Queensland Championships - 1955 Deauville - 1955 Belgian International Championships - 1955 Conde de Godo - 1955 International Club Matches - FRA - 1955 Spa - 1955 Düsseldorf International Tournament - 1955 Köln International - 1955 Bastad - 1955 Turkish International Championships (Turkey Open) - 1955 Knokke Le-Zoute - 1955 Florence International - 1955 Eastern Mediterranean Championships - 1955 Interstate - 1955 Australian Open - 1954 Wimbledon - 1954 South Australian Championships - 1954 Roland Garros - 1954 Victorian Championships - 1954 New South Wales Championships - 1954 Irish Championships - 1954 Queens Club Tournament - 1954 Queensland Championships - 1954 International Club Matches - FRA - 1954 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1954 Tasmanian Championships - 1954 New South Wales Hard Court Championships - 1954 New South Wales vs. Victoria - 1954 Australian Open - 1953 Wimbledon - 1953 South Australian Championships - 1953 Roland Garros - 1953 US Open - 1953 Victorian Championships - 1953 New South Wales Championships - 1953 Canadian International Championships - 1953 Swiss International Championships - 1953 Newport Casino Tournament - 1953 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1953 Queens Club Tournament - 1953 Italian International Championships - 1953 Queensland Championships - 1953 US vs. Australia exhibitions - 1953 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1953 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1953 New South Wales Hard Court Championships - 1953 Middle Atlantic Grass Courts - 1953 Australian Open - 1952 Wimbledon - 1952 South Australian Championships - 1952 Roland Garros - 1952 US Open - 1952 Victorian Championships - 1952 New South Wales Championships - 1952 Newport Casino Tournament - 1952 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1952 Queens Club Tournament - 1952 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1952 Queensland Championships - 1952 Belgian International Championships - 1952 Darling Downs - 1952 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1952 Sydney Metropolitan Grasscourt Championships - 1952 Bastad - 1952 Oslo International Hard Court Championships - 1952 Australian Open - 1951 Wimbledon - 1951 South Australian Championships - 1951 Roland Garros - 1951 US Open - 1951 Philippines Championships - 1951 Victorian Championships - 1951 New South Wales Championships - 1951 Newport Casino Tournament - 1951 Queens Club Tournament - 1951 Queensland Championships - 1951 US vs. Australia exhibitions - 1951 Sydney Metropolitan Grasscourt Championships - 1951 Western Australia Championships - 1951 Maroochy Championships - 1951 Benalla New Years Tournament - 1951 Australian Open - 1950 Wimbledon - 1950 South Australian Championships - 1950 Roland Garros - 1950 US Open - 1950 Victorian Championships - 1950 New South Wales Championships - 1950 Queens Club Tournament - 1950 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1950 Queensland Championships - 1950 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1950 Tasmanian Championships - 1950 Warrangul Australia Day - 1950 Australian Open - 1949 South Australian Championships - 1949 Victorian Championships - 1949 New South Wales Championships - 1949 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1949 Metropolitan Cricket (MCC ) Autumn Tournament - 1949 South Coast Championships - 1949 New South Wales Championships - 1948 Metropolitan Cricket (MCC ) Autumn Tournament - 1948 Coffs Harbour - 1948 Victorian Hardcourt Championships - 1947 Metropolitan Cricket (MCC ) Autumn Tournament - 1947 Bendigo Easter Tournament - 1947 Perth Spring Tournament - 1946

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