|Country (sports) United Kingdom|
Name John Feaver
Career record 67–167
Role Tennis Player
|Career titles 0|
Height 1.90 m
Australian Open 2R (1974)
Highest ranking 38
|Born February 16, 1952 (age 63)
Fleet, Hampshire (1952-02-16) |
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
French Open 1R (1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983)
Residence Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
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John Feaver (born February 16, 1952, in Fleet, Hampshire, England) is a former professional tennis player from the United Kingdom.
After attending Millfield, Feaver enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he reached 10 finals and achieved a career-high ranking of World No. 38 in October 1973. He was a French Open doubles semi-finalist in 1982. For over 20 years (1976 to 1997), Feaver held the record for serving the most aces in a single Wimbledon match, 42, achieved against John Newcombe (although Feaver still lost the match). He also represented Great Britain in the Davis Cup between 1977 and 1983. John has enjoyed a successful career in sport and media after his tennis days and lives between Wimbledon, Somerset and South Africa.
He married South African Alison Braatvedt and has two children Lucinda and James, who is also a tennis player. John is an accomplished golfer and cricketer and works closely with sports charity StreetGames.