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Rex Hartwig (left) with Mervyn Rose


Rex Noel Hartwig (born 2 September 1929, Culcairn, New South Wales, Australia) was an Australian tennis player.[1]

He won the doubles in Wimbledon twice: In 1954 with Mervyn Rose and in 1955 with Lew Hoad.[2][3]

In 1953 he also won the doubles and in 1953 and 1954 the mixed doubles in Melbourne.[4][5][6]

In 1953 he won the doubles in New York.[7]

1953-1955 he was member of the Australian Davis Cup team.[8][9][10] Reached final of Australian and US Open (1954).[11]

References

  1. ^ Harper, Jack (23 November 1954). "N.S.W. Tennis Title To Rex Hartwig In Three Sets". The Age (Google News Archive). http://news.google.com.au/newspapers?id=vKwTAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XccDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6917,3281613. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Men's Doubles Finals 1884-2008". Wimbledon Website. All England Lawn Tennis Club. http://www.wimbledon.org/en_GB/about/history/rolls/mendoublesroll.html. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Rex Hartwig Inks Pro Tennis Pact". Sarasota Journal (Google News Archive). 9 November 1955. http://news.google.com.au/newspapers?id=PAUdAAAAIBAJ&sjid=w4oEAAAAIBAJ&pg=2216,946696. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Men's Doubles Champions". Australian Open. Tennis Australia. http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/event_guide/history/men_s_doubles.html. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Mixed Doubles Champions". Australian Open. Tennis Australia. http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/event_guide/history/mixed_doubles.html. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "Hoad Criticized For Tennis Play". Spokane Daily Chronicle (Google News Archive). 3 December 1954. http://news.google.com.au/newspapers?id=6JkSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ofYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5466,925230. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  7. ^ "Champions - Men's Doubles Championships". US Open. United States Tennis Association. http://2009.usopen.org/en_US/about/history/mdchamps.html. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  8. ^ "Rex HARTWIG". Davis Cup Official Website. International Tennis Federation. http://www.daviscup.com/teams/player.asp?player=10003618. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  9. ^ Talbert, William F. (5 September 1955). "Wanted: At Least Three Young Men". Sports Illustrated. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1130160/index.htm. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  10. ^ Talbert, William F. (20 September 1954). "No Year For Kings". Sports Illustrated. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1129015/index.htm. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  11. ^ "Champions - Men's Singles Championships". US Open. United States Tennis Association. http://2009.usopen.org/en_US/about/history/mschamps.html?=SN. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
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