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John Doeg

Born: Dec 7, 1908

Death: Apr 27, 1978

Birthplace: Guaymas

Profession: Tennis player

Nationality: United States

John Doeg

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1908
Date of Death : Apr 27, 1978
Birth Place : Guaymas

John Thomas Godfray Hope Doeg was a male tennis player from the United States. In August 1929 Doeg won the singles title at the Seabright Invitational defeating Richard Norris Williams in three straight sets. About a year later he fulfilled his promise and won his first and only major singles tournament, the 1930 U.S. National Championships at Forrest Hills, defeating Frank Shields in the final in four sets. He proceeded to reach a career-high singles world ranking of No. 4 in the same year. In 1962 he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. John Doeg was the son of tennis player Violet Sutton and the nephew of Wimbledon and U.S. National singles tennis champion May Sutton.

Profession


  • Tennis player

Also known as


  • John H. Doeg
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