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Frank Froehling (born May 19, 1942) is an American former tennis player.

Frank Froehling
Full nameFrank Arthur Froehling III
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceIslamorada, Florida
Born (1942-05-19) May 19, 1942 (age 77)
San Diego, California, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) [1]
Turned pro1968 (amateur tour from 1958)
Highest rankingNo. 6 (1963, Lance Tingay)[2]
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenSF (1971)
WimbledonQF (1963)
US OpenF (1963)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US OpenF (1965)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenSF (1973)
WimbledonSF (1964)
US OpenF (1962, 1965)

During his college career at Trinity University Froehling recorded 46-5 in singles matches and won nine singles titles. He was also runner-up at U.S. National Tennis Championships in 1963 (where he beat Roy Emerson before losing to Rafael Osuna).[3] That year Froehling was ranked World No. 6 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[2] In 1971 Froehling reached the French Open semi finals (beating Arthur Ashe before losing to Ilie Nastase).[4]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Singles (1 runner–up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1963 U.S. Championships Grass   Rafael Osuna 5–7, 4–6, 2–6

Doubles (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1965 U.S. Championships Grass   Charles Pasarell   Roy Emerson
  Fred Stolle
4–6, 12–10, 5–7, 3–6

Mixed Doubles: (2 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1962 U.S. Championships Grass   Lesley Turner   Margaret Smith
  Fred Stolle
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 1965 U.S. Championships Grass   Judy Tegart   Margaret Smith
  Fred Stolle
2–6, 2–6


  1. ^ "Frank Froehling". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  2. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 427.
  3. ^ "U.S. Open 1963".
  4. ^ "French Open 1971".

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