Harry Lee (tennis)

Harry Lee (15 June 1907 – 14 April 1998) was a British tennis player.[1]

Harry Lee
Harry Lee 1932.jpg
Full nameHarold George Newcombe Lee
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born(1907-06-15)15 June 1907
Teddington, London
Died14 April 1998(1998-04-14) (aged 90)
Frome, Somerset, England
Turned pro1927 (amateur tour)
Retired1939
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1934)
French OpenSF (1933)
Wimbledon4R (1931, 1933, 1934, 1936)
US Open4R (1930, 1933)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1934)
WimbledonQF (1932)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonSF (1934)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (1933, 1934)

In 1930 he won the singles title at the British Hard Court Championships after a four-sets victory in the final over Eric Peters.[2] Lee was a semi finalist at the French championships in 1933, where he beat Daniel Prenn and Marcel Bernard before losing to Henri Cochet.[3]

In 1933 and 1934, he was part of the Davis Cup team, including Fred Perry, Bunny Austin and Pat Hughes. They defeated the French team at Roland Garros in 1933 and the United States in 1934.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup profile". International Tennis Federation (ITF). Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Lawn Tennis – British Hard Courts Championships". Gloucester Journal. British Newspaper Archive. 10 May 1930.
  3. ^ "French Open 1933". www.tennis.co.nf.
  4. ^ Flatman, Barry (2004-06-06). "The top 10 achievements in British tennis". The Times. London. Retrieved 2009-05-03.

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