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Gordon Forbes (21 February 1934 – 9 December 2020) was a South African professional tennis player and author. During the 1950s and 1960s, he was the doubles partner of countryman Abe Segal. He was born in Burgersdorp, Cape Province. Forbes won the singles title of the South African Championships in 1959 and 1961 and was runner-up in 1955, 1962, 1963 and 1964.

He played for the South African Davis Cup team in 14 ties in the period 1955 to 1963 and had a record of 20 wins and 11 losses.

Forbes died of COVID-19 on 9 December 2020 in Plettenberg Bay, Cape Province at the age of 86.

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