General Walter Merrill
Hall
Male
United States of America
1887-12-04
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
1980-08-00
New York, United States of America


About

Walter Merrill Hall was an important figure in the American tennis landscape, both as a player and administrator.

As a player, Hall was ranked in the U.S. Top Ten 1911, 1915 and 1918. He won the US Clay Court doubles title in 1912 (with Harold Hackett) and was a runner-up in singles in 1910 and 1913. He reached the quarterfinals at the US National Championships in 1918, and at the tournament now known as the Cincinnati Masters he was a singles finalist in 1911 and a quarterfinalist in 1910.

Hall also won the Middle States singles title three times (1911, 1918 & 1919) and the 1932 New Hampshire state title.

After he ended his playing career, Hall served the sport as an administrator with the United States Tennis Association as treasurer and then as president (from 1933 to 1936).



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Archive statistics 1898 - 1937
4
68
38


Tournament wins 1921 - Travers Island Championships (Amateur)
1919 - Middle States Championships (Amateur)
1919 - Nassau Bowl (Amateur)
1918 - Middle States Championships (Amateur)


Tournaments Mason & Dixon Tournament - 1937 Nassau Bowl - 1937 Mason & Dixon Tournament - 1936 Nassau Bowl - 1936 Norfolk Invitation Tournament - 1926 Bermuda Championships - 1924 Maine State Championships - 1923 Travers Island Championships - 1922 Travers Island Championships - 1921 US Open - 1920 Bay Counties Championship - 1920 Atlantic Yacht Club - 1920 US Open - 1919 Middle States Championships - 1919 Nassau Bowl - 1919 US Open - 1918 Middle States Championships - 1918 US Open - 1916 US Open - 1915 US Open - 1914 Niagara International Tournament - 1914 US Clay Courts - 1913 US Open - 1912 US Open - 1911 Cincinnati - 1911 Cincinnati - 1910 US Clay Courts - 1910 Bronx County Championships - 1909 New York Metropolitan Championships - 1908 Seventh Regiment Tennis Club - 1908 US International Indoor Championships - 1907 Ontario Championships - 1907 New York Lawn Tennis Club Amateur Tournament - 1907 Homburg - 1898

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