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Robert Howe (tennis)

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Bob Howe
Full name Robert Neville Howe
Country 23x15px Australia
Born (1925-08-03)3 August 1925
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Died 30 November 2004(2004-11-30) (aged 79)
Santa Ana, California
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Turned pro 1968 (amateur tour from 1949)</td></tr>
Retired 1971</td></tr>
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)[1]</td></tr>
Singles
Career record {{#property:P564}}</td></tr>
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1958, 1963)</td></tr>
French Open 3R (1957)</td></tr>
Wimbledon 4R (1956, 1962, 1965)</td></tr>
US Open 4R (1957)</td></tr>
Doubles
Career record 208–94</td></tr>
Career titles 18</td></tr>
Highest ranking No. 12 (30 August 1977)</td></tr>
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1959)</td></tr>
French Open F (1958, 1961)</td></tr>
Wimbledon SF (1956, 1957)</td></tr>
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (1958)</td></tr>
French Open W (1960, 1962)</td></tr>
Wimbledon

W (1958)</td></tr></table> Robert (Bob) Howe (born 3 August 1925 in Sydney; died 30 November 2004 in Santa Ana, California)[2] was an Australian tennis player. His main successes were achieved in the doubles competition. He won four mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, including the Wimbledon mixed doubles championship in 1958.[3]

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles

Titles (4)

Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1958 Australian Championships 23x15px Mary Bevis Hawton 23x15px Angela Mortimer Barrett
23x15px Peter Newman
9–11, 6–1, 6–2
1958 Wimbledon 23x15px Lorraine Coghlan Robinson 23x15px Althea Gibson
23x15px Kurt Nielsen
6–3, 13–11
1960 French Championships 23x15px Maria Bueno 23x15px Ann Haydon Jones
23x15px Roy Emerson
1–6, 6–1, 6–2
1962 French Championships 23x15px Renee Schuurman Haygarth 23x15px Lesley Turner Bowrey
23x15px Fred Stolle
3–6, 6–4, 6–4

Men's doubles

Runner-ups (3)

Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1958 French Championships 23x15px Abe Segal 23x15px Ashley Cooper
23x15px Neale Fraser
6–3, 6–8, 3–6, 5–7
1959 Australian Championships 23x15px Don Candy 23x15px Rod Laver
23x15px Bob Mark
7–9, 4–6, 2–6
1961 French Championships 23x15px Bob Mark 23x15px Roy Emerson
23x15px Rod Laver
6–3, 1–6, 1–6, 4–6

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