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Date of Birth 13 June 1915Oakland, California, USA
Date of Death 26 January 2000Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA  (cardiac arrest)
Birth NameJohn Donald Budge
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Don Budge was born on June 13, 1915 in Oakland, California, USA as John Donald Budge. He was married to Loriel Budge and Diadre Conselman. He died on January 26, 2000 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.

Spouse (2)

Diadre Conselman (26 May 1941 - ?)
Loriel Budge (? - 26 January 2000) (his death)

Trivia (3)

Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1964.
Selected by Tennis Magazine as one of the 20 greatest players of the 20th century.
First tennis player to win a calendar-year Grand Slam (1938); he, Maureen Connolly, Rod Laver, Margaret Court, and Steffi Graf are the only player to date to achieve this.

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