Neale Fraser

Hall of Fame

Inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame in March 1994; inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1984.

Neale Fraser was a strong player known for his tough ground-strokes and big left-handed serve. He was a driven competitor and was known for his athleticism.

Fraser won three singles titles, but it was in doubles that he racked up the majors.

In 1959 and 1960 he dominated the United States Championships, winning the singles, doubles and mixed titles in both years. He was a committed Davis Cup player and finished with an imposing 18-3 win-loss record. Fraser's commitment to Davis Cup included 23 years as non-playing captain.

Fraser guided Australian teams to four titles in 1973, 1977, 1983 and 1986. In 2008 he was awarded the ITF's highest accolade - the Philippe Chatrier award for outstanding achievements in tennis.