John Basil Fitzgerald|
28 December 1960|
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Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
No. 25 (11 July 1988)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
2R (1983, 1986)|
4R (1981, 1986, 1989)|
No. 1 (8 July 1991)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
W (1986, 1991)|
W (1989, 1991)|
W (1984, 1991)|
Other doubles tournaments|
2R (1988, 1992)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
W (1983, 1986)|
Last updated on: 16 April 2012.|
John Basil Fitzgerald OAM (born 28 December 1960, in Cummins, South Australia, Australia) is a former professional tennis player from Australia who played right-handed with a single-handed backhand.
During his career, he won 6 top-level singles titles and 30 tour doubles titles, including 7 Grand Slam doubles titles, and a career men's doubles Grand Slam (winning all four titles-the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open). He reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in 1991. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 25 in 1988. He was a member of the Australian team which won the Davis Cup in 1983 and 1986.
Fitzgerald was formerly the captain of the Australian Davis Cup Team from 2001 to 2010 before Patrick Rafter took over after Australia's World group playoff loss to Belgium.
Fitzgerald was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1993.
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