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This listing of Australian players and their racquet endorsements is not complete nor is it claimed to be accurate.  The information will be revised as more details are found.

Jack Crawford 1930s - 1940s Alexander

Adrian Quist 1930s - 1940s Dunlop Maxply

Frank Sedgman 1950s - 1970s  Started using a Dunlop Maxply when he was 16-18 years old then went to Spalding using a Don Budge model with which he won the Australian Championships in 1949 and 1950.  He then went to Oliver, using their top model, the Bluebird, when he won Wimbledon in 1952 and the US Championships in 1951 and 1952.  Dunlop made a Frank Sedgman personal model which he used from 1954 onwards.  When Sedgman turned pro and played in the US he used a Wilson personal model called The Squire (under a three year contract), although this was not their top model.  He used a Wilson Jack Kramer when he played pro matches in the US.  Later, Sedgman used the Pancho Gonzales model under contract to Spalding [from a personal correspondence]

Neale Fraser 1950s - 1960s Slazenger

Lew Hoad 1950s - 1960s Dunlop Maxply

Ken Rosewall 1950s - 1970s Slazenger

Rod Laver 1960s - 1970s Dunlop Maxply, Chemold (US)

Margaret Court 1960s - 1970s Slazenger, Chemold (US)

Ashley Cooper 1960s Spalding

Roy Emerson 1960s Dunlop

John Newcombe 1960s - 1980s Slazenger, Snauwert, Raleigh (US - aluminium)

Tony Roche 1960s - 1970s Dunlop, Yonex (Japan)

Evonne Goolagong 1970s - 1980s Dunlop, Emrik

Pat Cash 1980s Stellar, Prince (US)

Pat Rafter 1990s - 2000 Prince (US)

Lleyton Hewitt 1990s - 2003 Yonex (Japan)


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