Regarded by many as one of the best Tennis players of his generations, Rod Laver celebrates his 82nd birthday today (August 9, 2020). Born in Queensland, Australia, Laver is one of the most decorated players in the tennis history and was No. 1 ranked professional from 1964 to 1970, making him the top-ranked player for three years after the start of Open Era in 1968. He has won a total of 11 Grand Slam singles titles