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Bob Maud

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Robert Maud, (12 August 1946 in Johannesburg, South Africa,[1] – 2006) was a South African tennis player.[2]

Bob Maud
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
Born(1946-08-12)12 August 1946
Johannesburg, South Africa
Died2006
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
PlaysRight
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon3R (1967)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1971)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1966, 1967, 1970)
US OpenF (1971)

Maud made his Davis Cup debut at the age of 18, and was a member of the squad that gained South Africa's only Davis Cup triumph in 1974. He was ranked in the Top 10 in South Africa for 10 successive years, and partnered Betty Stöve to the 1971 US Open mixed doubles final against Billie Jean King and Owen Davidson (3–6, 5–7).[2]

In July 1968 he won the singles title at the Dutch Open in Hilversum after defeating István Gulyás in the final in five sets.[3]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Mixed doublesEdit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1971 US Open Grass   Betty Stöve   Billie Jean King
  Owen Davidson
3–6, 5–7


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bob MAUD Player Page". Davis Cup Official Website. Retrieved 16 January 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Federation News: Obituary - Robert Maud". News Bulletin of the International Tennis Federation. International Tennis Federation. 20 March 2006. Retrieved 16 January 2008.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1969). BP Yearbook of World Tennis. London: Ward Lock. p. 167. ISBN 978-0706318241. OCLC 502175694.

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