Story: Tennis

Ron McKenzie

Ron McKenzie of Wellington won the national men's singles title four times between 1945 and 1951 and the men's doubles five times between 1947 and 1954. Watch McKenzie play Bill Sidwell of Australia during an exhibition match in Lower Hutt in 1948.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 340. National Film Unit, 1948

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Joseph Romanos, 'Tennis - New growth, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013