Norman Brookes, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Norman Brookes

Australian tennis player

Date of Birth: 14-Nov-1877

Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 28-Sep-1968

Profession: military officer, tennis player, cricketer, Australian rules footballer

Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Norman Brookes

  • Sir Norman Everard Brookes (14 November 1877 – 28 September 1968) was an Australian tennis player.
  • During his career he won three Grand Slam singles titles, Wimbledon in 1907 and 1914 and the Australasian Championships in 1911.
  • Brookes was part of the Australasian Davis Cup team that won the title on six occasions.
  • The Australian Open men's singles trophy, the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, is named in his honour.
  • After his active playing career Brookes became president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia.

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