Rafael Osuna

Rafael Osuna

Rafael Osuna Herrera (September 15, 1938 – June 4, 1969) is the most successful tennis player in the history of Mexico. He was born in Mexico City, and is best remembered for his singles victory at the U.S. Open Championships in 1963, winning Wimbledon Doubles championships twice, the U.S. Open Championships doubles once, and for leading Mexico to its only Davis Cup Final round appearance in 1962. He is the only Mexican to date to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, in 1979.

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