John Bromwich

Hall of Fame

Inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame in January 1996; inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1984.

John Bromwich is remembered for forging a highly successful doubles team with Adrian Quist.The pair was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1984 thanks to their partnership, which yielded 10 major titles.

A prolific doubles champion, Bromwich also tasted singles success, winning the Australian Championships singles title in 1939 and 1946, and came close to winning the men's singles final at Wimbledon in 1948. Eventually he lost that match in five sets to Bob Falkenburg.

Bromwich was a member of Australia's successful Davis Cup squads in 1939 and 1950.