|Born||Aligarh, United Provinces |
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Last updated on: January 7, 2007.|
He is the first Pakistani to reach the second round in 1948 at Wimbledon during the pre-open era. He was one of two Pakistanis at the tournament.
- 1st round: defeated Bela Peto of Hungary, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3.
- 2nd round: lost to Egyptian Marcel Coen 7–9 4–6, 7–5, 3–6.
- Singles: 0–4
- Doubles: 0–2
Background and family life
His father, Mehboob Alam, was a captain of Aligarh's hockey team from 1914 - 1918. His daughter, Sheherezade Alam is a celebrated ceramist and son-in-law, Zahoor ul Akhlaq was a painter. He also has two sons, Asad and Shaban.