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|Country (sports)||South Africa|
|Born||(1915-06-28)28 June 1915
Ixopo, South Africa
|Died||25 November 1997(1997-11-25) (aged 82)
Durban, South Africa
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||3R (1947)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1937, 1949)|
|US Open||1R (1949)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||W (1947)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
Fannin was born in Ixopo in June 1915 and educated at Hilton College. In 1947 he won the doubles title at the French Championships with compatriot Eric Sturgess defeating American Tom Brown and Australian Bill Sidwell in four sets. Two years later, in 1949, they again reached the doubles final but this time lost to the American team of Pancho Gonzales and Frank Parker in four sets.
In 1947 he lost the final of the Netherlands Championships to Frenchman Henri Cochet.
Grand Slam finals
Doubles (1 title, 1 runner-ups)
|Winner||1947||French Championships||Clay||Eric Sturgess|| Tom Brown
|6–4, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3|
|Runner-up||1949||French Championships||Clay||Eric Sturgess|| Pancho Gonzales
|3–6, 6–8, 7–5, 3–6|
- The Racketeer: Evelyn Fannin Press Photo (1949)
- Geni: Evelyn Eustace Fannin
- Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 400. ISBN 978-0942257700.
- "South Africans Cop Net Crown". The Windsor Daily Star. 28 July 1947 – via Google News Archive.
- "Davis Cup – Player Profile". International Tennis Federation (ITF). Retrieved 10 February 2017.
- Genealogy Report for EVELYN EUSTACE FANNIN
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