1944: Tennis great John Newcombe was born in Sydney, Australia. As a teen, he became the third youngest player on an Australian overseas tennis team. At 17, he debuted at Wimbledon. Along with Tony Roche, he won the Davis Cup doubles competition, helping Australia win the cup. Newcombe also competed individually and won eight major titles in his career. Find out where Newcombe’s early interest in tennis came from in Sports Champions.