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Byron Bertram (born 29 October 1952), is a former professional tennis player from South Africa

Byron Bertram
Country (sports)South Africa Republic of South Africa
ResidenceJohannesburg, South Africa
Born (1952-10-29) 29 October 1952 (age 66)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1970
Retired1980
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record101–127
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 51 (26 July 1976)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1976, 1977)
WimbledonQF (1977)
US Open1R (1976, 1980)
Doubles
Career record98–100
Career titles1
Team competitions
Davis CupW (1974)

Bertram attended Parktown Boys' High School. During his career he won 1 tour doubles title and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 51 in July 1976. Bertram reached the quarterfinals of the 1977 Wimbledon Championships; defeated Stan Smith at the tournament in 1975; and was a member of the winning South Africa Davis Cup team in 1974.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (1 title, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1974 Salisbury, U.S. Carpet   Andrew Pattison   Jimmy Connors
  Frew McMillan
6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Loss 2. 1974 Jackson, U.S. Carpet   John Feaver   Fred McNair
  Grover Raz Reid
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Win 1. 1976 Louisville, U.S. Clay   Pat Cramer   Stan Smith
  Erik van Dillen
6–3, 6–4
Loss 3. 1978 Sarasota, U.S. Carpet   Bernard Mitton   Colin Dowdeswell
  Geoff Masters
6–2, 3–6, 2–6

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 1974 Calgary, Canada Indoor   Karl Meiler 4–6, 6–3, 3–6

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