General Lancelot E. (Lance)
Lumsden
Male
Jamaica
1939-10-30
Buff Bay, Portland, United States of America
2011-06-18
St. Andrew, Jamaica


About

He was born in Buff Bay, Portland, on October 30, 1939. Lumsden began his tennis career in high school at Kingston College in the late 1950s.Then he continued his studies at Southern Illinois University in the United states in the early 1960s, where he was the No. One tennis player for his college. He was one of the first Jamaicans to play tennis on the international circuit in the modern era, and toured along with a fellow Kingston College schoolmate, Richard Russell, for many years during the 1960s and 1970s. He is regarded as one of the best players of Jamaica till nowadays. Lumsden represented Jamaica in the Brandon Trophy on several occasions and also represented the Commonwealth Caribbean in the Davis Cup. After his sport career, he settled in Vienna, Austria. He was also married to Chris Lohner. He also raised a family with three sons in Vienna. In Austria, he was also working as tennis and music journalist before he moved back to Jamaica.
He died of cancer on June 18, 2011 at Andrews Memorial Hospital, St Andrew, Jamaica.



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Archive statistics 1959 - 1974
2
173
57


Tournament wins 1965 - Tri-State (Iowa) (Open)
1964 - Missouri Valley Championships (Open)


Tournaments Rothmans Tennis Spectacular - 1974 Dübendorf International - 1974 Vienna International Indoor - 1973 Pörtschach Championships - 1971 German International Covered Court Championships - 1970 Roland Garros Qualifying - 1970 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1970 Surrey Hard Court Championships - 1970 Kingston International Invitation - 1970 Altamira International Invitation - 1970 Curacao International - 1970 Caribe Hilton International Championships - 1970 Athena (Athens) - 1970 London Hard Courts - 1970 La Baule-les-Pins - 1970 Senigallia - 1970 Ingolstadt - 1970 Croatian International Championships - 1970 Paris Indoor Open - Qualifying - 1970 Chippis International - 1970 Roland Garros - 1969 Swiss International Championships - 1969 Montana-Vermala - 1969 Kent Championships - 1969 Surrey Championships - 1969 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1969 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1969 London Hard Courts - 1969 Concurso International - 1969 Wimbledon - 1968 Monte Carlo - 1968 Roland Garros - 1968 Austrian International Championships - 1968 Beaulieu - 1968 Cannes Championships - 1968 French Covered Court Championships - 1968 South of France Championships - 1968 German International Championships - 1968 Kent Championships - 1968 Marseille - 1968 Menton - 1968 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1968 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1968 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1968 Aix-en-Provence - 1968 Bavarian International Championships - 1968 Cannes Montfleury - 1968 Athena (Athens) - 1968 Eastbourne Rothman Invitation - 1968 Elbe Cup - 1968 Australian Open - 1967 Austrian International Championships - 1967 German International Championships - 1967 Kent Championships - 1967 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1967 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1967 Bavarian International Championships - 1967 Düsseldorf International Tournament - 1967 Auckland - 1967 Kingston International Invitation - 1967 Altamira International Invitation - 1967 Colombia International - 1967 Mexico International - 1967 Curacao International - 1967 Caribe Hilton International Championships - 1967 Bad Neuenahr - 1967 Wimbledon - 1966 South Australian Championships - 1966 US Open - 1966 Victorian Championships - 1966 New South Wales Championships - 1966 Pacific Coast Championship - 1966 Netherlands International Championships - 1966 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1966 German International Championships - 1966 Queensland Championships - 1966 Kent Championships - 1966 Essex Championships - 1966 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1966 Heart of America - 1966 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1966 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1966 Kingston International Invitation - 1966 Grunewald - 1966 Heart of America - 1965 Buccaneer Days - 1965 Tri-State (Iowa) - 1965 Colorado Championship - 1964 Missouri Valley Championships - 1964 Cincinnati - 1964 Western States Championships - 1964 Heart of America - 1964 US Open Qualifying - 1964 Texas Open - 1964 Northwest Invitation - 1964 Hawkeye Championships - 1964 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1964 University of Illinois Club Open - 1964 US Open - 1963 Cincinnati - 1963 Western States Championships - 1963 Eastern Canadian Championships - 1963 Northwest Invitation - 1963 Canadian International Championships - 1962 Cincinnati - 1962 US Clay Courts - 1962 Western States Championships - 1962 Northwest Invitation - 1962 Kent Championships - 1961 Caribbean Championships - 1961 Kingston International Invitation - 1961 Lowther - 1961 Guildford Hardcourts - 1961 Carmarthenshire Championships - 1961 Caribbean Championships - 1960 Kingston International Invitation - 1960 Caribbean Championships - 1959 Kingston International Invitation - 1959

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