Rodney George Laver (born in 1938) is a former Australian lawn tennis player.
He was one of the greatest left-handed players, and the only player to perform the Grand Slam twice (1962 and 1969).
He won four Wimbledon singles titles, the Australian title three times, the US Open twice, and the French Open twice. He turned professional after winning Wimbledon in 1962 but returned when the championships were opened to professionals in 1968.
Why is Rod Laver famous?
Rod Laver is an Australian former tennis player who holds the record for most singles titles won in history of tennis.