Fred Perry

Tennis Player

Birthday May 18, 1909

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Feb 2, 1995 (85)

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Revered English tennis and table tennis player who won eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams.

Before Fame

His father was involved in politics, causing his family to change residence multiple times in his early life.


His name was given to a tennis shirt designed by Tibby Wegner.

Family Life

He was married to Barbara Riese for over 40 years.

Associated With

The clothing company that created his tennis shirt once sponsored Andy Murray.