Bob Maud

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Bob Maud
Country South Africa South Africa
Born (1946-08-12)12 August 1946
Johannesburg, South Africa
Died 2006
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Plays Right
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 3R (1967)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1971)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1966, 1967, 1970)
US Open F (1971)

Robert Maud, (12 August 1946 in Johannesburg, South Africa,[1] – 2006) was a South African tennis player.[2]

Maud made his Davis Cup debut at the age of 18, and was a member of the squad that gained South Africa's only Davis Cup triumph in 1975. He was ranked in the Top 10 in South Africa for 10 successive years, and partnered Betty Stöve to the 1971 US Open mixed doubles final against Billie Jean King and Owen Davidson (3–6, 5–7).[2]

In July 1968 he won the singles title at the Dutch Open in Hilversum after defeating István Gulyás in the final in five sets.[3]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1971 US Open Grass Netherlands Betty Stöve Australia Billie Jean King
Australia Owen Davidson
3–6, 5–7


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bob MAUD Player Page". Davis Cup Official Website. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Federation News: Obituary - Robert Maud". News Bulletin of the International Tennis Federation (International Tennis Federation). 2006-03-20. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1969). BP Yearbook of World Tennis. London: Ward Lock. p. 167. ISBN 978-0706318241. OCLC 502175694. 

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