Antonio Palafox

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Antonio Palafox
Full name Antonio R. Palafox
Country Mexico Mexico
Born (1936-04-28) 28 April 1936 (age 79)
Guadalajara, Mexico
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1958, 1964)
Wimbledon 4R (1961, 1963)
US Open QF (1965)
Professional majors
US Pro 1R (1968)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1963)[1]
US Open W (1962)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1960)[1]
Team competitions
Davis Cup FCh (1962)
Antonio Palafox
Medal record
Men's tennis
Representing  Mexico
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1959 Chicago Men's doubles

Antonio Palafox (born 28 April 1936 in Guadalajara, Mexico) was a Mexican male tennis player. He and compatriot Rafael Osuna won the doubles at the U.S. Open in 1962[2] and at Wimbledon in 1963. He is remembered along with Rafael Osuna, Francisco "Pancho" Contreras and Mario Llamas for guiding Mexico to the final of the Davis Cup in 1962.

He is a former coach of John McEnroe.


  1. ^ a b Wimbledon Results Archive
  2. ^ "Men's Doubles Championships". US Open. Retrieved 2010-12-02.