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Bunny Austin

Bunny Austin

Henry Wilfred "Bunny" Austin was a British tennis player from England. For 74 years, he was the last Briton to reach the final of the gentlemen's singles at Wimbledon, until Andy Murray did so in 2012. He was also a finalist at the 1937 French Championships and a championship winner at Queen's Club. Along with Fred Perry, he was a vital part of the British team that won the Davis Cup in three consecutive years. He is also remembered as the first tennis player to wear shorts. Austin was brought up in South Norwood, London. The nickname "Bunny" came from a comic strip, Pip, Squeak and Wilfred. Encouraged by his father, who was determined that he become a sportsman, he ... more on Wikipedia

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