Gonzales, Richard

Gonzales, (Richard Alonzo) “Pancho”

(1928–  ) tennis player; born in Los Angeles. He was the dominant professional player during the 1950s, when tennis was still largely an amateur sport. In 1969, at age 40, he played in the longest ever match at Wimbledon, a 112-game, 5-hour and 12-minute marathon victory over Charlie Pasarell.
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Other cast members include Polo Ravales, Alexis Navarro, Joshua de Guzman, Janice Jurado, Rina Reyes, Tere Gonzales, Richard Manabat and Jun Nayra.
Headed by DCP president Johnny Abad together with Renee Salud, the participants were Fanny Serrano, Edwin Uy, Rem Divino, Dave Ocampo, Joyce Pilarsky, Blas Aligno, Jontie Martinez, Nikky Martinez, Ivan dela Cruz, Julius Omum, Edgar Madamba, Steve de Leon, Richie Bondoc, Gener Gozum, Francis Calaquian, Marjorie Lee Gumabay, Pencil Diestra, Rico Escaro, Lou Vella, Armand Marco, Edgar San Diego, Rich Sabinian, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Lito Perez, Ranel Espaldon, Ole Morabe, Rholand Roxas, Jun Lee, Rian Fernandez, Edel Santiago, Sonny Boy Mindo, Rocky Gathercole, Karen Castro, Nholie Pilapil, Rey Lazaro, Glen Lopez, Paolo Blanco, Rafael Louis Gonzales, Richard Papa, Vince Sityar, Vivo Nazareth and Bernard Escalona.
The exhibition match saw Julius Baer represented by top UAE patron Rashid Al Habtoor, alongside pros Nacho Gonzales, Richard Fagan and Michael Steenkamp.