Quincy Shaw

Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr. (July 30, 1869 – May 8, 1960) was a left-handed tennis player from the United States.

Quincy Shaw
Full nameQuincy Adams Shaw, Jr.
Country (sports) United States
Born(1869-07-30)July 30, 1869
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedMay 8, 1960(1960-05-08) (aged 90)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Turned pro1884 (amateur tour)
Retired1894
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US OpenF (1889Ch)

Shaw won the NCAA Men's Tennis Championships in doubles for Harvard University in 1887 and 1890,[1] and reached the Challenge Round in singles at the U.S. National Championships in 1889 (beating Oliver Campbell, then losing to Henry Slocum).[2] He was among the top 10 American tennis players in 1887 and 1889.[3]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1889 U.S. Championships Grass   Henry Slocum 3–6, 1–6, 6–4, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NCAA History - Men's Tennis History". ncaa.com. Retrieved 2009-06-27.
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed. Boston: Barre Publishers. p. 65. OCLC 172306.
  3. ^ "Year-end rankings: Top 10 U.S. Men". United States Tennis Association. January 1, 2017.