PERRY, Fred (ENG)
Born: 18/05/1909 in Stockport/ENG
Deceased: 02/02/1995 in Melbourne/AUS
World Champion in Men’s Singles in 1929 World Championships silver medallist in men’s doubles with Charles H. Bull/ENG in 1928, World Championships bronze medallist in men’s teams and in mixed doubles with with Winifred H. Land/ENG in 1928, in in men’s singles and men’s teams in 1929
He was one of the “multisport” talents in Table Tennis and Tennis,
in addition to Ann Haydon-Jones/ENG and Bela von Kehrling/HUN.
He was able to win 3 consecutive Wimbledon Singles 1934, 1935 and 1936 –
US Open in 1933, 1934 and 1936, French Open in 1935 and Australian Open in 1934.
His sports clothing brand “FRED PERRY” is still operating today.
He was born in Stockport, Greater Manchester. He is the only sportsman win a Grand Slam tennis tournament and a World Championships table tennis title.