General John C.
Skogstad
Male
United States of America
1938-12-19
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About

He played junior tennis in Florida where he won multiple Florida junior singles and doubles titles, the Interscholastic High School Doubles Championship, several Florida high school singles and doubles championships and the Boys 15’s Orange Bowl.
He was undefeated at the No.1 singles position for Baylor University for 2 years
Transferred to the University of Miami where he was team captain and All-American in 1961. He helped Miami set the NCAA record for consecutive team wins, then continued to excel as an adult/senior player and won multiple Georgia and Southern championships.
He served as President of the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA) and Vice-President of the Georgia Tennis Association.
Skogstad was inducted into the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985.



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Archive statistics 1954 - 1973
7
154
90


Tournament wins 1968 - Atlanta Fall Invitation (Amateur)
1967 - Georgia State Championships (Open)
1965 - Anniston Invitation (Amateur)
1963 - Atlanta City Open (Amateur)
1961 - Florida Gold Coast (Amateur)
1961 - South Florida (Open)
1961 - Crackerland (Open)


Tournaments Georgia State Championships - 1973 Birmingham Classic - 1972 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1970 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1969 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1968 Atlanta Fall Invitation - 1968 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1967 Georgia State Championships - 1967 Anniston Invitation - 1967 Savannah Southland Invitation - 1967 Southern Championships - 1966 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1966 Charlotte - 1966 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1965 Georgia State Championships - 1965 Charlotte - 1965 Rodgers Memorial - 1965 Anniston Invitation - 1965 Crackerland - 1965 US Open - 1964 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1964 Anniston Invitation - 1964 Atlanta City Open - 1964 Charleston Invitation - 1964 US Open - 1963 Atlanta Invitation Tournament - 1963 Georgia State Championships - 1963 Rodgers Memorial - 1963 Anniston Invitation - 1963 Atlanta City Open - 1963 Southeastern Invitation - 1963 Miami - 1961 South Florida - 1961 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1961 Blue and Gray Invitation - 1961 Crackerland - 1961 Florida Gold Coast - 1961 Newport Casino Tournament - 1960 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1960 Tennessee Valley Invitation - 1960 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1960 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1960 Austin Smith Championships - 1960 Blue and Gray Invitation - 1960 Florida State Closed - 1960 Newport - Consolation - 1960 US Open - 1959 Miami - 1959 Newport Casino Tournament - 1959 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1959 Southern Championships - 1959 Tennessee Valley Invitation - 1959 Cincinnati - 1959 US Clay Courts - 1959 Western States Championships - 1959 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1959 University of Miami - 1959 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1959 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1959 Blue and Gray Invitation - 1959 Florida State Closed - 1958 Fort Lauderdale - 1958 River Oaks Tournament - 1957 Miami Beach Invitation - 1957 Miami Invitational - 1956 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1956 University of Miami - 1955 University of Miami - 1954 Austin Smith Championships - 1954 Bay Harbor (Florida) - 1954 Cuba vs. Coral Gables - 1954 South Florida 2nd - 1954

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