1983 Wimbledon Finalist Chris Lewis (revisited) | The Double Bagel #26

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Listen to this episode from The Double Bagel Tennis Podcast on Spotify. In 1983, New Zealand tennis legend Chris Lewis reached the Wimbledon Gentlemen's singles final where he played John McEnroe. To date, he is still the last New Zealander to reach the singles final of any Grand Slam tournament. We talked at length about his memories of...
Listen to this episode from The Double Bagel Tennis Podcast on Spotify. In 1983, New Zealand tennis legend Chris Lewis reached the Wimbledon Gentlemen's singles final where he played John McEnroe. To date, he is still the last New Zealander to reach the singles final of any Grand Slam tournament. We talked at length about his memories of Wimbledon 1983, his friendships with legends like Bjorn Borg and Ivan Lendl, the ultimate sacrifices he had to make to play professional tennis, his fond memories of Vitas Gerulaitis, and much more.
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