Don Budge

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Birthday
13, 1915
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jan 26, 2000 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1915
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jan 26, 2000 (84)

About

Tennis great who had an epic run when he won six consecutive Grand Slam titles.

Before Fame

He dropped out of Berkeley to play on the Davis Cup team.

Trivia

His backhand helped him hold the #1 ranking for five years.

Family Life

He drifted apart from his wife, the mother of his first two children, eventually divorcing her; he married his second wife, Loriel, in 1974.

Associated With

His record six Grand Slam championships has never been equaled, not even by Roger Federer.