Mar. 31, 2012 - Former German Tennis Champion Cottfreid Von Cramm Died In Car Crash In Egypt: Gottfried Von Cramm, the former German tennis champion, has died in a car crash on the road from Alexandra to Cairo on November 9th 1976. Von Cramm, called the ''tennis baron'', three times reached the Wimbledon finals (1935 to 37), losing against Frend Perry and twice against Budge, 37 times he participated in the Davis Cup matches. In 1938 the sportsman had to fles to Sweden, as the Nazis wanted to put him on trial. 1955 he married Woolworth heir Barbara Hutton, their marriage lasted until 1961

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Mar. 31, 2012 - Former German Tennis Champion Cottfreid Von Cramm Died In Car Crash In Egypt: Gottfried Von Cramm, the former German tennis champion, has died in a car crash on the road from Alexandra to Cairo on November 9th 1976. Von Cramm, called the ''tennis baron'', three times reached the Wimbledon finals (1935 to 37), losing against Frend Perry and twice against Budge, 37 times he participated in the Davis Cup matches. In 1938 the sportsman had to fles to Sweden, as the Nazis wanted to put him on trial. 1955 he married Woolworth heir Barbara Hutton, their marriage lasted until 1961
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Mar. 31, 2012 - Former German Tennis Champion Cottfreid Von Cramm Died In Car Crash In Egypt: Gottfried Von Cramm, the former German tennis champion, has died in a car crash on the road from Alexandra to Cairo on November 9th 1976. Von Cramm, called the ''tennis baron'', three times reached the Wimbledon finals (1935 to 37), losing against Frend Perry and twice against Budge, 37 times he participated in the Davis Cup matches. In 1938 the sportsman had to fles to Sweden, as the Nazis wanted to put him on trial. 1955 he married Woolworth heir Barbara Hutton, their marriage lasted until 1961. After having stopped playing tennis in 1953. Gottfried von Cramm become a businessman. Photo shows: Gottfried Von Cramm gratulating Fred Perry after having lost the final game in Wimbledon in 1935. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)