James Shepherd (born 1940) is a former Australian professional tennis player.

Jim Sheperd
Full nameJames Sheperd
Country (sports) Australia
Bornc. 1940
Turned pro1962
Career record19
Career titles6
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R, 2R (1960, 1961, 1962, 1964)
Wimbledon1R (1962)


In 1962, he was defeated by Premjit Lall in the second round at the Australian Championships in men's singles. He also defeated Peter McPherson in the first round by the third section [1] In the same year he reached the first with Jimmy Tattersall and second round with Roger Taylor at the 1962 Wimbledon Championships. In 1964 he reached the second round again with Gary Cruth at the Australian Open. In 1968 Shepard made his last match with John Newcombe at the Pacific Coast Professionals before he retired.[2][3]


  1. ^ "1962 Australian Open". Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Jim Shepherd". Tennis Archives. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Australian Open Archive". Retrieved 29 October 2016.

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