It’s been thirty years already since Pat Cash took out the prestigious Wimbledon title wearing his famous checkered headband. Only one other Aussie has managed to do so since – Lleyton Hewitt in 2002.
This year Cash returns to Wimbledon as coach of US star Coco Vandeweghe.
Pat Cash was one of Australia’s greatest tennis players of the modern era. Throughout his career he was a controversial figure both on and off the court.
His famous post-Wimbledon celebration where he climbed through the stands to embrace his family and coach has since been mimicked and copied by countless champions.
Pat also had to slug it out with some of the greats of the game. He fought epic on court battles with the likes of McEnroe, Becker, Borg and Connors as well as the ‘new kids’ of his day like Andre Agassi.
My Life As… A Wimbledon Champion – Pat Cash
In this episode, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pat Cash’s brilliant Wimbledon victory. Join Pat as he shares some ripping tennis tales including his thoughts on sledging, locker room mind games and the future of tennis.
Episode Length: 5:01 minutes
Producer: Michael Lynch
Executive Producer: Edris Toussaint
Production Company: More Than A Game Productions
Published on July 6, 2017