Jim McManus (tennis)
James Henry McManus (September 16, 1940 – January 18, 2011) was an American tennis player who reached the semifinals of the US Open men's doubles in 1968. McManus was a founding member of the Association of Tennis Professionals.
|Full name||James Henry McManus|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||September 16, 1940|
|Died||January 18, 2011 (aged 70)|
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Highest ranking||No. 90 (1973)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1970)|
|French Open||2R (1970, 1973)|
|US Open||3R (1970)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1970)|
|French Open||QF (1973)|
|US Open||SF (1968)|
McManus was born to Tom and Margaret McManus on September 16, 1940. McManus had two brothers by the names of Tom and Bob. McManus was married to his wife Carole for over 30 years and had two children, Kate and Jordy. McManus grew up in Northern California and learned the game of tennis at the Berkeley Tennis Club where he was given lessons from a series of coaches including Tom Stow, coach of tennis legend Don Budge. Later, McManus played #1 singles at the University of California for Coach Chet Murphy. The team finished #3 in the NCAA tournament in his senior year of 1961.
- "Jim McManus, ATP founding member & former player, passes away". ATP. January 18, 2011.
- Peter Bodo (December 20, 2010). "Labor of love". Tennis.com.
- "Jim McManus Memorial Fund". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). August 8, 2015.