Dunlop enters the tennis ball market.
1932 - 1956

1932 - Dunlop launches the Maxply tennis racket.

1936 - For the first time, there are more Dunlop rackets at Wimbledon than any other brand.

1956 - Lew Hoad wins Wimbledon and the Australian and French Opens with the Dunlop Maxply racket.
Dunlop introduces the new ‘Flying D’ logo.
1962 -1969

1962 - Rod Laver wins all four Grand Slams in a single year using Dunlop Maxply rackets.

1969 - Rod Laver becomes the only man in history to achieve a second, career-calendar year Grand Slam using Dunlop Maxply rackets.
1980 - 1982

1980 - Dunlop launches the game-changing 150G racket – the first injection moulded carbon fibre racket.

1981 - John McEnroe signed for Dunlop and beat Bjorn Borg in the Wimbledon final with the Maxply Fort racket.

1982 - Dunlop launches the legendary 200G, injection-moulded, carbon fibre racket.

1988 - Steffi Graf becomes the only player in history (male or female) to win the ’Golden Slam’ - all four Grand Slam titles and Olympic Gold in the same calendar year – all using the Dunlop 200G racket.

Dunlop sells its one millionth injection-moulded racket.
2018 - 2019

2018 - Kevin Anderson reaches the men’s final at Wimbledon by setting the record for longest ever men’s semi final match. He also climbs to a career high #5 in the world rankings.

2019 - Dunlop becomes the Official Tennis Ball of the Australian Open and the ATP Tour.

Dunlop launches new CX Series rackets with Sonic Core, made with Infinergy® foam developed by BASF.