Bob Falkenburg, Tennis Hall of Famer Turned Entrepreneur, Dies at 95

He won at Wimbledon in 1948 and took some doubles titles before decamping to Brazil and founding a fast-food chain.

Bob Falkenburg, Tennis Hall Of Famer Turned Entrepreneur, Dies At 95

The New York Times – by Richard Goldstein

Bob Falkenburg, the Tennis Hall of Famer who captured the 1948 Wimbledon singles championship in a thrilling fifth-set comeback and also won a pair of Grand Slam men’s doubles titles, then forged a second career as a businessman who introduced fast food outlets to South America, died on Thursday at his home in Santa Ynez, Calif. He was 95.

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