Rodney Mandelstam’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

PeopleRodney Mandelstam’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story IntroSouth African tennis playerIs Athlete
Tennis playerFrom South AfricaType SportsGendermaleBirth

8 April 1942

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Alan Rodney ‘Rod’ Mandelstam (born 8 April 1942) is a former South African tennis player.

Tennis career

Mandelstam won the 1960 Wimbledon Boys’ Singles title by beating Jaidip Mukerjea in the final. He attended college in the United States at the University of Miami, where he was a member of the university’s tennis team and he earned All-American honours for three years from 1962 to 64. Mandelstam was inducted into the University of Miami Hall of Fame in 1990.

Mandelstam competed internationally and won 4 tournaments between 1962 and 1970. He also participated at the French Open, the Wimbledon Championship and the US Open. His best result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the third round at the 1962 US Open.

Junior Grand Slam titles

Singles: 1

ResultYearTournamentSurfaceOpponentScoreWin1960WimbledonGrass Jaidip Mukerjea6–1, 6–8, 4–6