Byron Bertram

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Byron Bertram
Country South Africa Republic of South Africa
Residence Johannesburg, South Africa
Born (1952-10-29) 29 October 1952 (age 62)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1970
Retired 1980
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 101–127
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 51 (26 July 1976)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1976, 1977)
Wimbledon QF (1977)
US Open 1R (1976, 1980)
Doubles
Career record 98–100
Career titles 1
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (1974)
Last updated on: 13 June 2012.

Byron Bertram (born 29 October 1952 in Johannesburg, South Africa), is a former professional tennis player from South Africa

Bertram attended Parktown Boys' High School. During his career he won 1 tour doubles title and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 51 in July 1976. Bertram reached the quarterfinals of the 1977 Wimbledon Championships; defeated Stan Smith at the tournament in 1975; and was a member of the winning South Africa Davis Cup team in 1974.

Doubles titles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1974 Salisbury, U.S. Carpet Rhodesia Andrew Pattison United States Jimmy Connors
South Africa Frew McMillan
6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1974 Jackson, U.S. Carpet United Kingdom John Feaver United States Fred McNair
United States Grover Raz Reid
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 1976 Louisville, U.S. Clay South Africa Pat Cramer United States Stan Smith
United States Erik Van Dillen
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1978 Sarasota, U.S. Carpet South Africa Bernard Mitton Switzerland Colin Dowdeswell
Australia Geoff Masters
6–2, 3–6, 2–6

Singles runner-ups (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1974 Calgary, Canada Indoor West Germany Karl Meiler 4–6, 6–3, 3–6

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