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John Feaver

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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
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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.

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Career

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.

Personal life

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.

References

John Feaver Wikipedia


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