and John Bromwich post victories over Bobby Riggs and Frank Parker.
However, the record for the most Australian Open doubles trophies still remains in Australian hands, at least for now, as John Bromwich and Adrian Quist
won eight between 1938-50, a sequence interrupted only when the tournament wasn't played from 1941-45 during World War Two, the paper said.
His 29th appearance, passing the record held for 64 years by Adrian Quist
, was marked by a stirring display as he and Wayne Arthurs dismantled the Spanish 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 to give Australia a 2-1 lead before the reverse singles.
In four victorious challenge round matches he won all eight singles, with tennis citizens as distinguished as Henri Cochet, Donald Budge, Wilmer Allison, Adrian Quist
and Jack Crawford among his victims.