General Douglas T. (Doug)
Crawford
Male
United States of America
1949-10-15
Boston, United States of America


About

Doug Crawford as teenager worked as ball boy at Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill during a national tennis doubles tournament held there. His family was members.

In 1966, Crawford, then a multisport athlete at Lawrence Academy in Groton, was ranked first in New England in 16-and-under singles.
Crawford, a Weston native who lives in Wayland, later teamed up Dave Fish to win the 18-and-under New England doubles title in 1967.
Crawford went on to play on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour, with stops at Wimbledon as well as the French and US opens.
Crawford, who fulfilled his dream of playing at Wimbledon in 1973 and 1975, the year he attained his highest world ranking (117th), won the New England Pro championship in 1976. He reached the third round of the US Open in 1977.
Crawford, who attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, left the pro circuit in 1978 and now owns Bandwagon Inc., a Wilmington-based business that was founded by his father .
Crawford still felt the need for competition after his tennis career and took up golf at age 30.



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Archive statistics 1970 - 1981
5
208
97


Tournament wins 1977 - Manchester Memorial Hospital (Open)
1977 - Cape Cod Invitational (Open)
1974 - South Florida (Open)
1973 - Massachusetts State Indoors (Open)
1973 - Miami Invitational (Amateur)


Tournaments United States 3 Satellite - Leg 2 - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 3 - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 4 - 1981 AMEX - Austin - 1979 Cincinnati - 1978 US Pro Championships - 1978 US Open Qualifying - 1978 North Conway - 1978 Wayland Invitational - 1978 US Open - 1977 Canadian International Championships - 1977 Cincinnati - 1977 US Pro Championships - 1977 Kent Championships - 1977 Nottingham - 1977 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1977 Japan Open - 1977 Hall of Fame Championships - 1977 Sutton Hard Courts - 1977 Washington Open - 1977 Columbus Open - 1977 Dayton Classic - 1977 North Conway - 1977 Wayland Invitational - 1977 Cape Cod Invitational - 1977 Manchester Memorial Hospital - 1977 Taipei Summit Open - 1977 Indian Open - 1977 US Pro Championships - 1976 North Conway - 1976 Waltham Invitational - 1976 AMEX - Waterville - 1976 Bangalore Open - 1976 Wimbledon - 1975 Roland Garros - 1975 Italian International Championships - 1975 German International Covered Court Championships - 1975 International Championships of Egypt - Cairo - 1975 Kent Championships - 1975 Nottingham - 1975 Valencia Open - 1975 Nations' Cup (Egypt) - 1975 Louisville Open - 1975 Algiers ATP Open - 1975 Barcelona ATP Open - 1975 US Open - 1974 Miami - 1974 Pacific Coast Championship - 1974 Southern Championships - 1974 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1974 US Pro Championships - 1974 South Florida - 1974 US Open Qualifying - 1974 Coupe Faulcombridge - 1974 Charlotte - 1974 Oslo International - 1974 Dewar Cup First Leg - 1974 Dewar Cup Second Leg - 1974 Atlanta Open - 1974 Pacific Southwest Qualifying - 1974 Louisville Open - 1974 Bretton Woods International - 1974 Washington Satellite - 1974 Chicago International Open - 1974 WCT - St. Petersburg - Qualifying - 1974 W.A.T.C.H. - Jacksonville - 1974 WCT - New Orleans - 1974 Wimbledon - 1973 US Pro Championships - 1973 Pensacola - 1973 Kent Championships - 1973 Surrey Championships - 1973 Western New England - 1973 South Florida - 1973 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1973 US Open Qualifying - 1973 Miami Invitational - 1973 Chichester - 1973 Lake Worth - 1973 Sutton Hard Courts - 1973 Massachusetts State Indoors - 1973 Utica Satellite - 1973 Washington Satellite - 1973 Port Washington Satellite - 1973 Lakeland Satellite - 1973 Miami Beach Satellite - 1973 Lauderhill Satellite - 1973 Sweetwater Oaks - 1973 St. Petersburg Satellite - 1973 Thousand Oaks - 1973 Pacific Coast Championship - 1972 Kent Championships - 1972 Surrey Championships - 1972 South Florida - 1972 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1972 Surrey Hard Court Championships - 1972 Lake Worth - 1972 US Hard Courts - 1972 Surrey - 1972 Mt. Snow - 1972 Utica Satellite - 1972 Birmingham Classic - 1972 Washington Satellite - 1972 Springfield Satellite - 1972 Old Ranch Invitation - 1972 New Zealand Championships - 1971 Surrey Championships - 1971 Western New England - 1971 Manly Seaside Tournament - 1971 Surrey Hard Court Championships - 1971 London Hard Courts - 1971 Macomber Cup - Monte Carlo 23's - 1971 Sutton Hard Courts - 1971 Pioneer Valley - 1971 US National Amateur Grass Courts - 1971 Merseyside - 1971 Macon Indoor - 1970 US National Amateur Clay Courts - 1970

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