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Richard "Pancho" Gonzales

Awards And Accomplishments

1948-49 Men's singles title at the U.S. Championships at Forest Hills
1949 Men's doubles titles at Wimbledon and the French Open, with partner Frank Parker
1969 Played longest Wimbledon match ever (five hours, 12 minutes), beating Charles Pasarell in the tournament's first round
1972 Oldest man to win a tournament, in Iowa, at age 44

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Famous Sports StarsTennisRichard "Pancho" Gonzales Biography - Taught Himself To Play, Prevailed In The Touring Circuit, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, Further Information