Ashley Cooper is on Friday, died after a prolonged illness.
It writes Reuters.
Cooper was among the best tennis players back in the 1950s, where he won several Grand Slams, including a trio of them in a year, as it was to the victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open in 1958.
A feat only 11 male players have committed through time.
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Cooper belonged to the world elite in the 1950's tennis. Here must he lying see them beaten by fellow countryman Lew Hoad in the Wimbledon finals in 1957. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Australian Ashley Cooper was particularly well known for its competent backhand, which earned him the title at the Australian Open in 1957, in addition to the three toptitler the year after.
Also on the double page had australian a glorious career. Here it was also to the four Grand Slam titles, which of the three of them came in the house with the usual partner Neale Fraser.
After his active career worked Cooper at the state and national level with the administration of tennis in decades.
- Ashley was a giant in the field for the game both as a player and to the administration, and he will be missed enormously, says executive director of Tennis Australia, Craig Tiley in a press release.
Ashley Cooper was incorporated into the international Hall of Fame for tennis players in 1991.
He was 83 years old.
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