Mahmoud Alam

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Mahmoud Alam
Country (sports)  Pakistan
Residence Pakistan
Born British India
Singles
Career record 1–5
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open -
French Open -
Wimbledon 2nd (1948)
US Open -
Doubles
Career record 0–2
Career titles 0
Last updated on: January 7, 2007.

Mahmoud Alam (born in British India) is a former tennis player from Pakistan, who represented the country in the Davis Cup and also played at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon[edit]

He is the first Pakistani to reach the second round in 1948 at Wimbledon during the pre-open era. He was one of two Pakistanis at the tournament.

Scores

  • 1st round: defeated Bela Peto of Hungary, 6–3 5–7 6–4 6–3.
  • 2nd round: lost to Egyptian Marcel Coen 7–9 4–6 7–5 3–6.

Davis Cup[edit]

Alam represented Pakistan in 2 ties in 1948 against Switzerland and in 1950 against Philippines.[1] He overall record was 0–6.[2]

  • Singles: 0–4
  • Doubles: 0–2

Background and family life[edit]

His father, Mehboob Alam, was a captain of Aligarh's hockey team from 1914 - 1918.[3] His daughter, Sheherezade Alam is a celebrated ceramist and son-in-law, Zahoor ul Akhlaq was a painter. He also has two sons, Asad and Shaban.

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