General Arthur Wallis
Myers
Male
England
1878-07-24
Kettering, England
1939-06-16
Berrow, Epsom, Surrey, England


About

Myers was an English tennis correspondent, editor, author and player. He is considered to be one of the leading tennis journalists of the first half of the 20th century.
Wallis Myers was the editor of the Ayers Lawn Tennis Almanack from 1908 onwards. Wallis Myers was the lawn tennis correspondent of The Daily Telegraph from 1909 until his death in 1939, the lawn tennis editor of The Field and author of several books on tennis including a biography on four time Wimbledon champion Anthony Wilding who was killed in the First World War. During that war Wallis Myers served in the Ministry of Information.

He was a keen tennis player himself and was active mainly in doubles. In April 1906 he won the doubles title with Wilding at the Championships of Barcelona.
He won the Monte Carlo doubles championship in 1910 and 1921 and the mixed doubles in 1909. Wallis Myers played in the mixed doubles at the 1914 World Hard Court Championships with Phyllis Satterthwaite, reaching the semi-finals, and teamed up with Molla Bjurstedt Mallory at the 1923 Monte Carlo tournament.
In 1923 he won the doubles title of the South of France championships. He was the captain of British tennis teams on tour in Europe, South Africa and India.



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Archive statistics 1903 - 1931
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Tournament wins 1909 - Worthing (Amateur)


Tournaments Great Britain IC vs. All-India - 1931 Cannes Carlton - 1928 Monte Carlo - 1926 Roland Garros - 1926 Cromer Covered Courts Autumn Meeting - 1925 Cannes Carlton Winter Tournament - 1925 Monte Carlo - 1924 Cannes Carlton - 1924 British Hard Court Championships - 1924 Angmering-on-Sea - 1924 Monte Carlo - 1923 Irish Championships - 1923 Monte Carlo - 1922 Cannes Carlton - 1922 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1922 World Hardcourt Championships - 1922 Menton - 1922 British Covered Court Championships - 1922 Wimbledon - 1921 Monte Carlo - 1921 US Open - 1921 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1921 World Hardcourt Championships - 1921 Wimbledon - 1920 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1920 World Hardcourt Championships - 1920 Midland Counties Championships - 1920 Suffolk Championships - 1920 East of England Championships - 1920 Welsh Covered Court Championships - 1920 World Covered Court Championships - 1919 Monte Carlo - 1914 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1914 Hyères - 1914 World Hardcourt Championships - 1914 San Remo - 1914 Wimbledon - 1913 Monte Carlo - 1913 Beaulieu - 1913 Cannes Championships - 1913 Côte d'Azur Championships - 1913 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1913 San Remo - 1913 London Covered Court Championships - 1913 Wimbledon - 1912 Monte Carlo - 1912 Cannes Championships - 1912 Côte d'Azur Championships - 1912 Riviera Championships - 1912 South of France Championships - 1912 Kent Championships - 1912 San Remo - 1912 Cannes Championships - 1911 Kent Championships - 1911 Monte Carlo - 1910 Cannes Championships - 1910 Sussex Championships - 1910 Surrey Championships - 1910 Midland Counties Championships - 1910 Hampshire Championships - 1910 Cinque Ports Championships - 1910 South of England Championships - 1910 Berkshire Championships - 1910 Worthing - 1910 Monte Carlo - 1909 Cannes Championships - 1909 South of France Championships - 1909 Kent Championships - 1909 Sussex Championships - 1909 North of England Championships - 1909 Surrey Championships - 1909 Hampshire Championships - 1909 Leicester - 1909 South of England Championships - 1909 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1909 Chichester - 1909 Warwickshire Championships - 1909 Epsom - 1909 Berkshire Championships - 1909 Worthing - 1909 Kent Championships - 1908 Le Touquet - 1908 Sussex Championships - 1908 South of England Championships - 1908 Buxton - 1908 Monte Carlo - 1907 Cannes Championships - 1907 Northumberland Championships - 1907 Homburg - 1907 Baden-Baden - 1907 South of England Championships - 1907 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1907 Epsom - 1907 Cannes Championships - 1906 Barcelona International - 1906 Midland Counties Championships - 1906 Northumberland Championships - 1906 West Herts Championships - 1906 Epsom - 1906 East Yorkshire Championships - 1906 Hull Westbourne Avenue - 1906 Monte Carlo - 1905 South of France Championships - 1905 Sussex Championships - 1905 Suffolk Championships - 1905 Leicester - 1905 Epsom - 1905 Frinton-on-Sea - 1905 Surrey Championships - 1904 Welsh Championships - 1904 Suffolk Championships - 1904 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1904 East of England Championships - 1904 Irish Championships - 1903 Netherlands International Championships - 1903 Scottish Championships - 1903 European Championship - 1903 Welsh Championships - 1903 Northumberland Championships - 1903 Homburg - 1903 South of England Championships - 1903 Bournemouth - 1903 Homburg International Championship - 1903 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1903 Buxton - 1903

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