Pancho Gonzales — American Athlete born on May 09, 1928, died on July 03, 1995

Ricardo Alonso González, also known as Richard Gonzales, and usually as Pancho Gonzales, was an American tennis player. He was the World No. 1 tennis player for an all time record eight years from 1952 to 1960. He won 17 Major singles titles including 15 Pro Slams and 2 Grand Slams... (wikipedia)

I'm just glad Open tennis is here. It's great for the game. That's more important.
The great champions were always vicious competitors. You never lose respect for a man who is a vicious competitor, and you never hate a man you respect. I don't like Rod Laver because he's such a vicious competitor, but I don't dislike him.

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