Bob Falkenburg

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Falkenburg in Rio de Janeiro, 1952

Robert Falkenburg (born January 29, 1926) is a former American amateur tennis player and businessman. He is best known for winning the men's singles at the 1948 Wimbledon Championships. He also won the 1944 U.S. National Championships and 1947 Wimbledon doubles.[1] He later introduced soft ice cream and American fast food to Brazil in 1952. He is the founder of the Brazilian fast food chain Bob's.

Falkenburg was born in Manhattan, New York.

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  1. "Bob Falkenburg". International Tennis Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 28, 2020.

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