General James Russell (Jim)
Parker
Male
United States of America
1943-03-06
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America


About

An inductee of four halls of fame, including induction into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997, Jimmy Parker made his mark on the tennis court while at Rice and after graduation. He earned a B.A. in political science in 1965 and continued his education at the University of Texas at Austin, receiving an M.A. in 1968. The winner of more than 80 U.S. Tennis Association National Championships and 14 International Tennis Federation World Championships, Parker played the first match of the Open Era at the 1968 U.S. Open. He was the winner of 11 U.S. Professional Tennis Association national championships and has been ranked No. 1 in the International Tennis Federation World Senior Rankings five times. A former
U.S. Davis Cup player, Parker was also a member of World Championship U.S. Dubler, Perry, Austria and Von Cramm
Cup teams.



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Archive statistics 1957 - 1977
22
236
157


Tournament wins 1976 - USPTA Championships (Professional)
1975 - Beaumont Labor Day (Open)
1971 - Spartanburg Invitation (Open)
1971 - Middle Atlantic Championships (Open)
1971 - Wilson Invitation (Open)
1970 - Air Training Command (Open)
1968 - St. Louis District (Open)
1968 - British Columbia Championship (Open)
1968 - Heart of America (Open)
1968 - Missouri Valley Championships (Open)
1967 - Texas Open (Open)
1967 - Dwight Davis Memorial (Open)
1967 - Permian Basin Invitation (Amateur)
1967 - Fort Worth Thanksgiving (Open)
1966 - Martin Kennedy Invitation (Open)
1966 - Permian Basin Invitation (Amateur)
1966 - Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney (Open)
1966 - Texas Sectional Championships (Open)
1966 - Missouri Valley Championships (Open)
1964 - Houston Fall Festival (Open)
1963 - Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney (Open)
1961 - Dwight Davis Memorial (Open)


Tournaments Houston Metropolitan Racquet Club - 1977 USPTA Championships - 1976 Antigua Open - 1976 Beaumont Labor Day - 1975 USPTA Championships - 1975 USPTA Gulf Hills Invitaional - 1975 USPTA Championships - 1974 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1974 USPTA Clay Courts - 1974 USPTA National Team Matches - 1974 Spartanburg Invitation - 1973 Bluebonnet Invitation - 1973 USPTA Clay Courts - 1973 US Open Qualifying - 1972 Spartanburg Invitation - 1972 US Open - 1971 Spartanburg Invitation - 1971 Middle Atlantic Championships - 1971 Hampton - 1971 Columbus Open - 1971 US National Amateur Indoors - 1971 Wilson Invitation - 1971 Washington Open - Qualifying - 1971 Washington Open - Plate - 1971 New York City Satellite - 1971 Southwest Open - 1970 Air Training Command - 1970 US Open - 1968 British Columbia Championship - 1968 Missouri Valley Championships - 1968 Washington State Championships - 1968 River Oaks Tournament - 1968 Heart of America - 1968 Buccaneer Days - 1968 San Luis Potosi Open - 1968 Glenwood Manor Invitation - 1968 Texas Open - 1968 Permian Basin Invitation - 1968 St. Louis District - 1968 Buccaneer Days - 1967 Texas Open - 1967 Permian Basin Invitation - 1967 Kansas City Open - 1967 Dwight Davis Memorial - 1967 Prairie Village - 1967 Fort Worth Thanksgiving - 1967 Missouri Valley Championships - 1966 National Public Parks Tournament - 1966 Texas Sectional Championships - 1966 Buccaneer Days - 1966 Permian Basin Invitation - 1966 Martin Kennedy Invitation - 1966 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1966 Wimbledon - 1965 Queens Club Tournament - 1965 Netherlands International Championships - 1965 River Oaks Tournament - 1965 Le Touquet July Meeting - 1965 Ulster Championships - 1965 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1965 US Open - 1964 Nassau Bowl - 1964 Newport Casino Tournament - 1964 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1964 US Clay Courts - 1964 River Oaks Tournament - 1964 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1964 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1964 Thunderbird Invitation - 1964 Houston Fall Festival - 1964 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1964 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1964 US Open - 1963 Nassau Bowl - 1963 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1963 Tennessee Valley Invitation - 1963 Cincinnati - 1963 US Clay Courts - 1963 Western States Championships - 1963 River Oaks Tournament - 1963 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1963 Tulsa Invitation - 1963 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1963 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1963 US Open - 1962 Newport Casino Tournament - 1962 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1962 Tennessee Valley Invitation - 1962 Cincinnati - 1962 US Clay Courts - 1962 Western States Championships - 1962 River Oaks Tournament - 1962 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1962 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1962 Houston Fall Festival - 1962 Hawkeye Championships - 1962 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1962 Bluebonnet Invitation - 1962 Dwight Davis Memorial - 1961 Tennessee Valley Invitation - 1960 Tennessee Valley Invitation - 1959 Dwight Davis Memorial - 1959 St. Louis District - 1959 Triple A - 1958 Triple A - 1957

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