About Roy Stanley Laver
Roy Laver was a cattle rancher, one of 13 children who were all tennis players. He met his wife, Melba Roffey, also a tennis player, at a tournament n the Queensland town of Dingo.
Melba and Roy played singles and mixed doubles in every tournament they could in and around Rockhampton, winning them all, and soon their four children were following in their footsteps, winning in a variety of age categories
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