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Bunny Austin

British tennis player from England

Died when: 94 years 0 days (1128 months)
Star Sign: Virgo


Bunny Austin

Henry Wilfred "Bunny" Austin (26 August 1906 – 26 August 2000) was an English tennis player.For 74 years he was the last Briton to reach the final of the men's singles at Wimbledon, until Andy Murray did so in 2012.

He was also a finalist at the 1937 French Championships and a championship winner at Queen's Club.Along with Fred Perry, he was a vital part of the British team that won the Davis Cup in three consecutive years (1933–35).

He is also remembered as the first tennis player to wear shorts.

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