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Should former Rocky tennis legend Rod Laver be knighted?

Tennis great Rod Laver popped into the tennis courts at Victoria Park this morning.
Tennis great Rod Laver popped into the tennis courts at Victoria Park this morning.

IT has been suggested that Rockhampton-born tennis legend Rod Laver should be knighted.

The Brisbane Times has reported his former doubles partner Jim Shepherd has made the suggestion in honour of Laver's service to tennis.

Brisbane will honour Laver next week when the footbridge from Yeerongpilly station to the Queensland Tennis Centre is named the Rod Laver Footbridge. Read more here: Rod Laver should be knighted

Should Rod Laver be knighted?

This poll ended on 09 January 2015.

Yes - 67%

No - 32%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Topics:  knighthood, rod laver, tennis




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