Eric Fromm

Eric Fromm (born June 27, 1958) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Eric Fromm
Country (sports) United States
Born (1958-06-27) June 27, 1958 (age 63)
Queens, New York, USA
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$3,602,644
Singles
Career record51–82
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 46 (20 June 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open4R (1983)
Wimbledon2R (1981, 1982)
US Open2R (1982, 1983)
Doubles
Career record95–106
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 45 (2 January 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenSF (1984)
Wimbledon2R (1982)
US Open2R (1979–82, 1984)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open2R (1981, 1984)
Wimbledon3R (1981, 1983)
US OpenQF (1983)

Tennis careerEdit

Fromm's best result at a Grand Slam was reaching the fourth round of the French Open in 1983 in singles, where he lost in straight sets to world No. 1 in the world Jimmy Connors[1] and the semifinals of the 1984 French Open doubles with Shlomo Glickstein of Israel, where they lost in five sets to Yannick Noah and Henri Leconte. Fromm's career highlights include a top 50 ranking in singles and top 30 ranking in doubles as well as wins over Yannick Noah at Wimbledon and Pat Cash at the US Open. He retired from the pro tour in 1986 and was inducted into the Eastern Tennis Hall of Fame in 2016.[2]

After pro tennisEdit

Fromm completed his undergraduate degree at Columbia University and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. He joined SPORTIME in 2002 as managing partner of SPORTIME Harbor Island in Mamaroneck, New York and was promoted to the executive management team of SPORTIME in 2007. He became general manager and director of Tennis of the historic Orange Lawn Tennis Club in 2018.[3]

Fromm raised his family in Chappaqua, New York with his wife Lori. Fromm has three children, a son Daniel, and two daughters, Carly and Alana. Fromm and his wife reside in New Rochelle, New York.

Career finalsEdit

Singles (1 loss)Edit

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 1982 Stowe, United States Hard   Jay Lapidus 4–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Connors and Lloyd Reach Quarterfinals". Los Angeles Times. 30 May 1983. p. C4. Retrieved 23 August 2010.
  2. ^ "EASTERN 2016 CLASS, HALL OF FAME". m.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-08-19.
  3. ^ "Historic Orange Lawn Tennis Club Announces New Ownership Plans to Restore OLTC to Its Premier Stature and Beyond". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2018-08-19.

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