Osamu Ishiguro, Japanese tennis player, Died at 80


Osamu Ishiguro was born on August 12, 1936, and died on November 9, 2016.

He was a tennis player from Japan.

During 1965, Ishiguro became the first post-war Japanese player to win a match at the Australian Championships, defeating Colin Stubs in the first round.

Beating Jean-Noel Grinda to progress to the third round, but his run would end there, losing to second seed Fred Stolle.

Ishiguro was a gold medalist at the 1966 Asian Games, beating countryman Ichizo Konishi in the final.

Osamu participated in 17 Davis Cup ties for Japan, from 1958 to 1966.

Ishiguro won 19 of his 38 matches, 15 of those in singles rubbers.

Osamu Ishiguro passed away at 80 years old.