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date: 18 November 2019

Perry, Fred (1909–1995) 

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
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 Market House Books Market House Books

British tennis player, who dominated the game during the 1930s.Perry was a world-class table-tennis player before he embarked on a career in lawn tennis. His agility and style combined with a supremely confident approach and a characteristic running forehand, which he used to gain position at the net for an attacking forecourt game, earned him three consecutive Wimbledon singles titles in ... ...

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