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Byron Bertram

Byron Bertram
Country Republic of South Africa
Residence Johannesburg, South Africa
Born (1952-10-29) 29 October 1952
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1970
Retired 1980
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 101–127
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 51 (26 July 1976)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1976, 1977)
Wimbledon QF (1977)
US Open 1R (1976, 1980)
Doubles
Career record 98–100
Career titles 1
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (1974)
Last updated on: 13 June 2012.

Byron Bertram (born 29 October 1952 in Johannesburg, South Africa), is a former professional tennis player from South Africa

Bertram attended Parktown Boys' High School. During his career he won 1 tour doubles title and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 51 in July 1976. Bertram reached the quarterfinals of the 1977 Wimbledon Championships; defeated Stan Smith at the tournament in 1975; and was a member of the winning South Africa Davis Cup team in 1974.

Doubles titles (1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1974 Salisbury, U.S. Carpet Andrew Pattison Jimmy Connors
Frew McMillan
6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1974 Jackson, U.S. Carpet John Feaver Fred McNair
Grover Raz Reid
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 1976 Louisville, U.S. Clay Pat Cramer Stan Smith
Erik Van Dillen
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1978 Sarasota, U.S. Carpet Bernard Mitton Colin Dowdeswell
Geoff Masters
6–2, 3–6, 2–6

Singles runner-ups (1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1974 Calgary, Canada Indoor Karl Meiler 4–6, 6–3, 3–6

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