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Peter McNamara

Aug 06, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

PETER MCNAMARA, the tennis player, who has died aged 64 of prostate cancer, was among the leading doubles exponents of his generation and a favourite with crowds for his rollicking partnership with his childhood friend, Paul McNamee.

During the 1970s and 1980s the pair defeated the world's best, including John McEnroe and Peter Fleming, to win a string of doubles titles, among them the Australian Open and two Wimbledon crowns. After retiring from the circuit he coached several talented you...