John Cooper (tennis)

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John Cooper
Full name John Richard Cooper
Country (sports)  Australia
Born (1946-11-04) 4 November 1946 (age 71)
Alexandra, Victoria, Australia
Turned pro 1968 (amateur tour from 1964)
Retired 1975
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career record 64–71 (Open era)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 30 (22 April 1968)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1972, 1973)
French Open 2R (1971)
Wimbledon QF (1967)
US Open 4R (1972)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1971, 1972, 1973)
French Open 2R (1971)
Wimbledon F (1973)
US Open 2R (1972)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (1973)

John Richard Cooper (born 4 November 1946) is a former Australian male tennis player who played on the ATP tour in the 1970s. He reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1967 and the Australian Open in 1972 and 1973. Other career highlights include finishing runner-up in 1973 Wimbledon Championships Doubles tournament and a singles victory at Hilversum in 1972.[1] Cooper was also on the winning Davis Cup team in 1973.

He is the younger brother of four-time Grand Slam tournament winner Ashley Cooper.[2]


Playing activity[edit]

Singles: 1973, 1974, 1975

Doubles: 1973, 1974, 1975

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Profile at
  2. ^ Bud Collins. (16 February 2012). "Looking Back at the 1973 Tennis Boycott". World Tennis. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
    Don Lawrence. (2 December 1964). "No longer under shadow of his brother". The Age. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 

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