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Rod Laver


Possibly the greatest tennis player of all time. Winner of two Grand Slams, one Pro Slam and at least 199 tournaments, winner of 11 major titles. The amount of major titles probably would have been far more if he was not banned from playing in the majors from 1963 to 1967 and part of 1968 because he turned professional. Truly a legend in his own ... See full bio »

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Known For

Wimbledon
Wimbledon Himself - Spectator / Himself - 4-Time Wimbledon Champion / Himself
(2014-2017)
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Tennis Player - Audience Bow
(1967)
The Superstars
The Superstars Himself - Tennis
(1973)

Filmography

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 2014-2017 Today at Wimbledon (TV Series)
Himself - Spectator
- 2017: Day 13 (2017) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2015: Day 11 (2015) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2015: Day 9 (2015) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2014: Day 13 (2014) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
 2014-2017 Wimbledon (TV Series)
Himself - Spectator / Himself - 4-Time Wimbledon Champion / Himself
- 2017: Day 13, Part 3 (2017) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2017: Day 13, Part 2 (2017) ... Himself - 4-Time Wimbledon Champion
- 2017: Day 12, Part 4 (2017) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2017: Day 11, Part 2 (2017) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2017: Day 9, Part 3 (2017) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
 2017 Wimbledon Sportsday (TV Series)
Himself - Spectator
- Episode #1.11 (2017) ... Himself - Spectator (uncredited)
 2016 Just Call Me Martina (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2016 Signature Series: Barnstormers (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2012 Signature Series: Rod Laver (TV Movie)
Himself
 2007 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 3 September 2007 (2007) ... Himself - Guest
 2004 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 2001 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jimmy Connors (2001) ... Himself
 2000 The Fifth Set: Australia and the Davis Cup (Documentary)
Himself
 2000 Wimbledon: A History of the Championships (Documentary)
Himself
 1997 Kings of the Court (Video)
Himself
 1988 History of Tennis (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1988 La balle au mur (Documentary)
Himself
 1986 Maestro (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Rod Laver: Tennis Player (1986) ... Himself - Interviewee
 1978 Greatest Sports Legends (TV Series)
Himself
- Rod Laver (1978) ... Himself
 1973 The Superstars (TV Series)
Himself - Tennis
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Himself - Tennis
 1972 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #9.175 (1970) ... Himself
 1969 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.10 (1969) ... Himself
 1967 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Tennis Player - Audience Bow
- Episode #20.40 (1967) ... Tennis Player - Audience Bow
 1963 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 11 February 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Contestant
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When you have the opportunity, you strike. See more »

Trivia:

One of five players to date to win a calendar-year Grand Slam (Don Budge, Maureen Connolly, Margaret Court, and Steffi Graf). Only player to win a calendar-year Grand Slam twice (1962, 1969). See more »

Nickname:

Rocket

Star Sign:

Leo

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