PLAYER PROFILE

Colin Dibley

  • Age72
  • Born19 September 1944
  • Birth PlaceSydney, NSW
  • Playing StatusRetired

Dibley’s highest singles ranking was No.35 in 1973 and he won four singles titles and 17 doubles.

He retired from the circuit in 1980 and became involved in real estate.

From 1996 to 2002 he was the director of tennis at the Orange Lawn Tennis Club in South Orange, New Jersey.

He has three children, Shea, Troy and Alana. A right-hander, Dibley was known for having an enormous serve.

He played Davis Cup from 1971 to 1974, holding a 13-6 win–loss record (8-4 singles, 5-2 doubles).

Colin Dibley in the news

Legendary Aussie Davis Cup team honoured in moving tribute
The 1973 Davis Cup team (l to r): Mal Anderson, Geoff Masters, John Newcombe, Neale Fraser, Ken Rosewall, Rod Laver and Colin Dibley, Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Awards 2013. XUE BAI
2 December, 2013

The star-studded champion Australian 1973 Davis Cup were tonight honoured for their exploits in a special presentation at the Newcombe Medal.
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Australian 1973 Davis Cup team tribute
The 1973 Davis Cup team (l to r): Mal Anderson, Geoff Masters, John Newcombe, Neale Fraser, Ken Rosewall, Rod Laver and Colin Dibley, Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Awards 2013. XUE BAI
2 December, 2013

Arguably the greatest Davis Cup team in history, Australia's winning team of 1973 reflect on their famous 5-0 victory over the United States in Cleveland.
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