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Fred Stolle
Born 8 October 1938 (1938-10-08) (age 71)
Australia Hornsby, NSW

Frederick "Fred" Sydney Stolle (born 8 October 1938) is an Australian tennis player. He was born in Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia. He is the father of former Australian Davis Cup player Sandon Stolle.

He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985. He provides commentary on tennis broadcasts for the Nine Network's coverage of Grand Slam tournaments.

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Grand Slam record

Australian Championships/Open

  • Singles finalist: 1964, 1965
  • Men's Doubles champion: 1963, 1964, 1966
  • Men's Doubles runner-up: 1962, 1965, 1969
  • Mixed Doubles champion: 1962, 1969
  • Mixed Doubles runner-up: 1963

French Championships/Open

  • Singles champion: 1965
  • Men's Doubles champion: 1965, 1968
  • Mixed Doubles runner-up: 1962, 1963, 1964

Wimbledon

  • Singles runner-up: 1963, 1964, 1965
  • Men's Doubles champion: 1962, 1964
  • Men's Doubles runner-up: 1961, 1968, 1970
  • Mixed Doubles champion: 1961, 1964, 1969

U.S. Championships/Open

  • Singles champion: 1966
  • Singles runner-up: 1964
  • Men's Doubles champion: 1965, 1966, 1969
  • Mixed Doubles runner-up: 1975

Grand Slam finals

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Singles: 8 (2 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1963 Wimbledon (1/1) Grass United States Chuck McKinley 9–7, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 1964 Australian Championships (1/1) Grass Australia Roy Emerson 6–3, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1964 Wimbledon (2/2) Grass Australia Roy Emerson 6–1, 12–10, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 1964 U.S. Championships (1/1) Grass Australia Roy Emerson 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1965 Australian Championships (2/2) Grass Australia Roy Emerson 7–9, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 1965 French Championships (1/1) Clay Australia Tony Roche 3–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 1965 Wimbledon (3/3) Grass Australia Roy Emerson 6–2, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 1966 U.S. Championships (2/1) Grass Australia John Newcombe 4–6, 12–10, 6–3, 6–4

Men's doubles: 16 (10 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1961 Wimbledon Grass Australia Bob Hewitt Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Neale Fraser
6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6
Runner-up 1962 Australian Championships Grass Australia Bob Hewitt Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Neale Fraser
4–6, 4–6, 6–1, 6–4, 11–9
Winner 1962 Wimbledon Grass Australia Bob Hewitt Yugoslavia Boro Jovanović
Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić
6–2, 5–7, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 1963 Australian Championships Grass Australia Bob Hewitt Australia Ken Fletcher
Australia John Newcombe
6–2, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 1964 Australian Championships Grass Australia Bob Hewitt Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Ken Fletcher
6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 4–6, 14–12
Winner 1964 Wimbledon Grass Australia Bob Hewitt Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Ken Fletcher
7–5, 11–9, 6–4
Runner-up 1965 Australian Championships Grass Australia Roy Emerson Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
3–6, 4–6, 13–11, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 1965 French Championships Clay Australia Roy Emerson Australia Ken Fletcher
Australia Bob Hewitt
6–8, 6–3, 8–6, 6–2
Winner 1965 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Roy Emerson United States Frank Froehling
United States Charles Pasarell
6–4, 10–12, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 1966 Australian Championships Grass Australia Roy Emerson Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
7–9, 6–3, 6–8, 14–12, 12–10
Winner 1966 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Roy Emerson United States Clark Graebner
United States Dennis Ralston
6–4, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 1968 French Open Clay Australia Ken Rosewall Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1968 Wimbledon Grass Australia Ken Rosewall Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
3–6, 8–6, 5–7, 14–12, 6–3
Runner-up 1969 Australian Open Grass Australia Ken Rosewall Australia Rod Laver
Australia Roy Emerson
6–4, 6–4
Winner 1969 US Open Grass Australia Ken Rosewall United States Charles Pasarell
United States Dennis Ralston
2–6, 7–5, 13–11, 6–3
Runner-up 1970 Wimbledon Grass Australia Ken Rosewall Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
10–8, 6–3, 6–1

Open-era doubles titles (10)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 1968 French Open, Paris Clay Australia Ken Rosewall Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
6–3, 6–4, 6–3
2. 1968 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard Australia Ken Rosewall South Africa Cliff Drysdale
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
7–5, 6–1
3. 1969 U.S. Open, New York Grass Australia Ken Rosewall United States Charlie Pasarell
United States Dennis Ralston
2–6, 7–5, 13–11, 6–3
4. 1971 Bologna WCT, Italy Carpet Australia Ken Rosewall South Africa Robert Maud
South Africa Frew McMillan
6–7, 6–2, 6–3, 6–3
5. 1972 Bretton Woods, U.S. Hard Australia John Alexander Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić
United States Cliff Richey
7–6, 7–6
6. 1972 Vancouver WCT, Canada Outdoor Australia John Newcombe South Africa Cliff Drysdale
Australia Allan Stone
7–6, 6–0
7. 1972 Johannesburg-2, South Africa Hard Australia John Newcombe Australia Terry Addison
Australia Bob Carmichael
6–3, 6–4
8. 1973 Chicago WCT, U.S. Carpet Australia Ken Rosewall Egypt Ismail El Shafei
New Zealand Brian Fairlie
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
9. 1973 Cleveland WCT, U.S. Carpet Australia Ken Rosewall Egypt Ismail El Shafei
New Zealand Brian Fairlie
6–2, 6–3
10. 1973 Bretton Woods, U.S. Clay Australia Rod Laver Australia Bob Carmichael
South Africa Frew McMillan
7–6, 4–6, 7–5

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