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Rod Frawley


Born in Clontarf in 1952, Rod Frawley is the older brother of tennis player John Frawley.


Rod made the doubles quarter finals of the Australian Open in 1978-81 and 1983.

He also made the doubles quarter finals at Wimbledon in 1981.

Rod made the singles quarter finals of the 1979 Australian Open and in 1981 made the second round of the singles at the French Open and the singles semi final at Wimbledon.

Rod won an Australian singles title in Adelaide in 1982, when he was 30 years of age, and he added to his tally by also winning five doubles titles throughout his career:

1979 Sydney, Australia, Harcourt with partner Francisco González.

1980 Auckland, New Zealand, Hardcourt with partner Peter Feigl. 6–2, 7–5

1980 London/Queen's, UK Grass with partner Geoff Masters. 6–2, 4–6, 11–9

1981 Brisbane, Australia Grass with partner Chris Lewis (NZ) 7–5, 4–6, 7–6(7–4)

1982 Hilton Head WCT, US Clay with partner Mark Edmondson. 6–1, 7–5


A right hander, is highest ATP singles ranking saw him as world number 43 in 1980, and he was ranked 23rd in doubles, in the same year.



 

Rod Frawley is listed on the wall of the Redcliffe Wall of Fame:

A collection of portrait and information honouring the achievements of individuals who have influenced and shaped Redcliffe. The collection is in the Jetty Arcade at 139-141 Redcliffe Parade.

For a complete list of people who appear on the wall click on the following blog post:

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