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Edgar "Gar" Moon (3 December 1904 in Forest Hill, NSW Australia - 26 May 1976) was a former tennis player from Australia. He's best known for winning the 1930 Australian Championships men's singles title. He also won the 1932 men's doubles title with Jack Crawford. He won all three Men's titles at the Australian Championships.

Moon won his first national title at the 1929 Open when he teamed up with Daphne Akhurst to win the Mixed Doubles championship. In 1934, he won the Mixed Doubles title for a second time with partner, Joan Hartigan.

In 1930, Gar Moon won the Australian Open's Men's Singles championship defeating Harry Hopman in the finals 6–3 6–1 6–3. In 1932 the native of Queensland completed the triple, capturing the Men's Doubles title with partner, Jack Crawford.

Grand Slam singles finals

Wins (1)

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
1930 Australian Championships Harry Hopman 6–3, 6–1, 6–3


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