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Last Man to Win Slam with Wood racquet ?

Just curious does anybody know who was the last man to win a slam with a wooden racquet ?
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Re: Last Man to Win Slam with Wood racquet ?

Yannick Noah winning Roland Garros 1983 I guess

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I remembered I have some some data about this too
Not 100% sure of anything...

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First player to win a Grand Slam tournament with a non-wood racquet					
M	Jimmy Connors		Australian Open 1974	Wilson T2000
F	Billie Jean King	US Open 1967		Wilson T2000

Last player to win a Grand Slam tournament with a wood racquet					
M	Yannick Noah		French Open 1983	Le Coq Sportif Consept 3 Oversize, TCO Graphite Reinforced
F	Chris Evert		French Open 1983	Wilson Chris Evert Pro Staff

Last player to win a Grand Slam tournament with a regular-sized-head wooden racquet					
M	John McEnroe		US Open 1981		
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