Rod Laver, the Australian former Tennis player is one of the greatest players in world Tennis history. Laver holds the record of most singles titles in history with 198 titles. Laver was an expert in all of the court surfaces of his time including grass, clay, hard, carpet, and wood. The veteran player holds many other records in Tennis history. He is 11-time Grand Slam Champion. The Laver Cup tournament and the Rod Laver Arena are named after Rod Laver as a tribute to him. Laver was the pioneer of the Open Era of world Tennis. Apart from his career, let’s have a look at his personal life. In this article, we discuss about Rod Laver girlfriend, Susan Johnson.
Who is Rod Laver Girlfriend, Susan Johnson?
Susan Johnson is the current girlfriend of the former Tennis player Rod Laver. Susan was previously married to businessman and Nabisco chairman F Ross Johnson. Her husband was ill with Alzheimer’s disease, and she took care of him for a long time. There is not much known about Susan Johnson.
How Did Rod Laver and Susan Johnson Meet?
Laver and Susan know each other since 80s. their paths crossed again in 2018, when Johnson phoned Laver to prove to her friends, she knew Laver. This began a new chapter in their life.
After his wife’s death Laver was living a single life. Then he met his old friend Susan again which led to new beginnings of his life.
Laver explained about his relationship In an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald:
“Susan was talking to a group of people, and somehow my name came up. A man didn’t believe she knew me, so she phoned me to convince him. It probably turned out to be the nicest thing that ever happened to me. We have been together ever since.”
Do Rod Laver and Susan Johnson Have Children?
Rod and Susan do not have children together. But Laver has a son from his first marriage.
Rod Laver (Late) Wife
Before the relationship with Susan Johnson, Laver was married to his late wife, Mary Benson. They met for the first time in 1965 at the Jack Kramer Club in Los Angeles. After one year, the couples got married. The duo led 46 years of married life until her death in 2012. The couple together have a son named Rick Laver.
All You Need To Know About Susan Johnson
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