General Alistair Bradley
Martin
Male
United States of America
1915-03-11
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2010-01-12
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About

Martin prepared for Princeton at Deane School in Santa Barbara, California. At Princeton he majored in philosophy and played on the tennis team.

He and his wife, Edith Park, resided in Glen Head, N.Y., where he became a star court tennis player. He was an eight-time singles champion and 13-time doubles champion in court tennis, winning that sport’s U.S. Open singles title in 1951 and its open doubles championship three times.

Martin was a leader in U.S. tennis, serving as president of the United States Lawn Tennis Association and later advocating combining the amateur tennis association with the professional. He was instrumental in formation of the present-day USTA with its open play. He was president, chairman, and an inductee of the International Tennis Hall of Fame at Newport, R.I.



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Archive statistics 1939 - 1958
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65
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Tournament wins 1956 - Hot Springs Fall Tournament (Amateur)


Tournaments Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1958 Nyack Field Club Invitation - 1958 Hot Springs Fall Tournament - 1957 Newport Casino Tournament - 1956 Hot Springs Fall Tournament - 1956 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1956 Bergen County - 1956 Inter-American - 1956 US Open - 1955 Eastern Clay Court Championships - 1955 Newport Casino Tournament - 1955 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1955 New Jersey State Championships - 1955 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1955 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1955 US Open - 1953 Newport Casino Tournament - 1953 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1953 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1953 Middle Atlantic Grass Courts - 1953 Wimbledon - 1952 US Open - 1952 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1952 US Open - 1951 Bermuda Championships - 1951 Florida State Championship - 1951 Coral Beach Club Invitation - 1951 Inter-American - 1951 US Open - 1950 Spring Lake Invitation Tournament - 1950 US Open Qualifying - 1950 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1949 US Open Qualifying - 1949 US Open - 1948 Eastern Clay Court Championships - 1948 Seabright Invitational - 1948 US Open - 1947 Brooklyn - 1947 US Open - 1946 Newport Casino Tournament - 1946 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1946 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1946 US Open - 1941 Newport Casino Tournament - 1941 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1941 US Open - 1940 Nassau Bowl - 1940 Newport Casino Tournament - 1940 Newport Casino Tournament - 1939

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