Lot 823Francis Marion Bates Wimbledon Tennis Player from New...

Auction Date: 29/01/2020 at 10am

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Francis Marion Bates Wimbledon Tennis Player from New Zealand A Telegram from King George VI asking for Francis reply if he would partner him in the upcoming Serce Tournaments 22nd July 1922 together with the group photograph from the match.  A top New Zealand tennis player, both at home and abroad, Fisher reached the final of the Australasian Open in 1906 but was defeated by Tony Wilding – Fisher was one of only four New Zealanders to play in the final of a ‘Grand Slam’ event. He won the New Zealand Men’s Championship Doubles in 1901–02, 1902–03, 1909–10 and 1910–11, and the Mixed Doubles Championships in 1899–1900, 1900–01, 1901–02 and 1911–12

Guide Price: £120.00 - £150.00

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