- John (David). born 1944, Australian tennis player; winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles (1967–75), including three at Wimbledon (1967, 1970, 1971)
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The night was again drawing on; Commander Newcombe had done his utmost.
“You are right, colonel, you are right,” said Commander Newcombe.
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“Miss Newcombe is looking for you, Mr. Allonby,” said the latter.The Cattle-Baron's Daughter
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