Manolo Santana, a tennis glory, passed away

The Former tennis player Manuel Santana died in Marbella at the age of 83, according to the Mutua Madrid Open, a tournament of which he was honorary president.

Santana, one of the greatest athletes in the history of Spanish sports, with four Grand Slam titles in his record was in his usual residence, added the first reports.

He was champion of Roland Garros in 1961 and 1964, Wimbledon in 1966, US Open 1965, Davis Cup 1965 and 1967.