The one and only

J Ó Z S E F   A S B Ó T H

is the ONLY player in the history of tennis:

  • -who played and won the final in the record heat (42° Celsius = 107.6 F) of Roland Garros;
  • -who had flawless, 100% winning record against Don Budge and Roy Emerson!;
  • -who won his 4th Grand Slam tournament of his career at Roland Garros (1947);
  • -who won Grand Slam in men’s singles as Hungarian;
  • -who was born in 1917 and won a Grand Slam in men’s singles;
  • -who beat Don Budge in a best-of-five match during Budge’s calendar-year Grand Slam (between the Australian and US championships) which calendar
    Grand Slam was the first ever in the history…

And he is the FIRST player in the history of tennis:

  • -who won a Grand Slam as a Eastern-European player;
  • -who won a Grand Slam title from an Eastern-European (then Communist) country after the World War II;
  • -who was coached by Henri Cochet, one of the Musketeers;
  • -who defeated Don Budge in a best-of-five match in the year of 1938 when Budge completed the first-ever calendar Grand Slam in the history!