John Bromwich

1918 - 1999

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John Edward Bromwich (14 November 1918 – 21 October 1999) was an Australian tennis player who, along with fellow countryman Vivian McGrath, was one of the first great players to use a two-handed backhand. He was a natural left-hander, though hit his serve with his right hand. Bromwich twice won the Australian Championships singles title, in 1939 (over Adrian Quist in a straight sets final) and in 1946 (a thrilling 5-set final victory over Dinny Pails). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Bromwich has received more than 48,261 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. John Bromwich is the 210th most popular tennis player (down from 203rd in 2019), the 226th most popular biography from Australia (down from 166th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Australian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, John Bromwich ranks 210 out of 1,148Before him are Svetlana Kuznetsova, Harold Mahony, Slobodan Živojinović, Tommy Haas, Francis Hunter, and Natasha Zvereva. After him are Mima Jaušovec, Guillermo Coria, Grigor Dimitrov, Mabel Cahill, Oliver Campbell, and Malcolm Whitman.

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Among people born in 1918, John Bromwich ranks 218Before him are Luis Alcoriza, Donald Regan, Spike Milligan, Stubby Kaye, Sebastian Cabot, and Mrinalini Sarabhai. After him are Johnnie Parsons, Professor Longhair, Dick Haymes, Don McNeill, Thelma Coyne Long, and Noor Hassanali. Among people deceased in 1999, John Bromwich ranks 201Before him are Gorilla Monsoon, Ruth Roman, Arturo Fernández Meyzán, Marie Kraja, Basil Hume, and Mel Tormé. After him are Roberto Bussinello, Alfred Raoul, Owen Hart, Masaji Kiyokawa, Hoyt Axton, and Vanessa Brown.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Bromwich ranks 226 out of 790Before him are Sullivan Stapleton (1977), Mark Oliphant (1901), Patricia Wrightson (1921), Paul Keating (1944), May Robson (1858), and Kyrie Irving (1992). After him are Neil Robertson (1982), Rachel Griffiths (1968), Dannii Minogue (1971), Claire Holt (1988), William Deane (1931), and Pat Cash (1965).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Australia

Among tennis players born in Australia, John Bromwich ranks 18Before him are Bob Hewitt (1940), Lleyton Hewitt (1981), Ken McGregor (1929), Fred Stolle (1938), Neale Fraser (1933), and Esna Boyd (1899). After him are Pat Cash (1965), Lew Hoad (1934), Mervyn Rose (1930), Harry Hopman (1906), Frank Sedgman (1927), and Thelma Coyne Long (1918).