General Dr Richard James (Dick)
Sandys
Male
Ireland
1911-06-06
Dublin, Ireland
1976-01-25
London, England


About

Dick Sandys studied medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, and later had his own medical practice in London. He represented Ireland in the Davis Cup in the 1930s and was also an excellent squash player. He received the George Cross for conspicuous bravery during World War Two. A member of both the All England Lawn Tennis Club and of Queen’s Club, London, Dick Sandys was instrumental in persuading players such as Helen Wills Moody and Maureen Connolly to take part in the Irish Championships at the Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin.



Media


Archive statistics 1928 - 1947
2
51
29


Tournament wins 1934 - Irish Hard Court Championships (Amateur)
1931 - Ulster Championships (Open)


Tournaments Wimbledon - 1947 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1947 Wimbledon - 1946 Irish Championships - 1946 Irish Championships - 1945 Irish Championships - 1943 Irish Championships - 1941 Irish Championships - 1939 Irish Championships - 1938 Irish Hard Court Championships - 1938 County Dublin Championships - 1938 Irish Championships - 1937 Irish Championships - 1936 Irish Hard Court Championships - 1936 Irish Championships - 1935 Irish Hard Court Championships - 1935 Irish Championships - 1934 Irish Hard Court Championships - 1934 Irish Championships - 1933 County Dublin Championships - 1933 Ulster Championships - 1931 Irish Championships - 1930 Irish Championships - 1929 Monte Carlo - 1928

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