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John (David). born 1944, Australian tennis player; winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles (1967–75), including three at Wimbledon (1967, 1970, 1971)
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  • “Miss newcombe is looking for you, Mr. Allonby,” said the latter.

    The Cattle-Baron's Daughter Harold Bindloss
  • Colonel newcombe pulled splendidly for some time, and then I, and then Gardiner.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley
  • I ain't afraid that newcombe will come here again very soon.

  • Did you say that—Squire Davenant was your uncle, Mr. newcombe?

  • Colonel newcombe arrived two weeks after me, and now came to my house.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley
  • Is there any one of whom we feel more sure in this respect than of Colonel newcombe?

    An Autobiography Anthony Trollope
  • Mademoiselle X, Colonel newcombe's friend, now visited me in hospital with another lady who had been kind on occasion.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley
  • They would have cleared Mr. newcombe, and placed all the blame right where it belonged—upon Tom's own shoulders.

    No Moss Harry Castlemon
  • “Mr. newcombe was detained in town,” she said, calmly; but Una could detect the faint quiver in her voice.

  • Business in Mr. newcombe's old office is still carried on, but under a new proprietor, and with a different staff of clerks.

    No Moss Harry Castlemon

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