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Brian Tobin; death of Brian Tobin, former President of Tennis Australia, former head of International Tennis Federation,

The global tennis community is mourning the death of outstanding administrator and former player Brian Tobin, who played a key role in restoring the Australian Open to its current glory.

Tobin, who served as the president of Tennis Australia and later headed the International Tennis Federation, died on Monday aged 93.

ITF president David Haggerty is among those to pay tribute to Tobin, who was born in Perth and ranked among the nation’s top 10 tennis players before turning to a career in finance and banking and then later leaving a lasting legacy in tennis as an administrator.

“Brian Tobin was a great president of the ITF and leaves an important legacy,” Haggerty said.

“He became the first Executive President in 1991 and oversaw tennis’s emergence as a truly global sport, played and enjoyed by millions around the world.

“His leadership of the ITF and vision at a pivotal time…

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