Walter Crawley

Walter Cecil Crawley (29 March 1880 – 11 October 1940) was a British male tennis player.[2]

Walter Crawley
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Full nameWalter Cecil Crawley
Country (sports)Great Britain
Born(1880-03-29)29 March 1880
Masham, England
Died11 October 1940(1940-10-11) (aged 60)
Graffham, England
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQF (1908)
Other tournaments
WHCC2R (1920)
WCCCF (1920)
Olympic Games3R (1908)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonSF (1910, 1913)[1]
Olympic GamesQF (1908)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1922, 1923)[1]


Crawley was born on 29 March 1880 and educated at St John's School, Leatherhead.[3] He competed in the singles and doubles at the 1908 Summer Olympics. In the doubles he reached the quarterfinals with Kenneth Powell in which they lost to compatriots and eventual Olympic champions George Hillyard and Reginald Doherty.[4]

His brother, Alfred Ernest Crawley was also a tennis player.


  1. ^ a b Wimbledon Results Archive
  2. ^ "Walter Crawley". Olympedia. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  3. ^ The Quest Goes On, Being a Short History of the First Hundred Years of St John's School, Leatherhead, 1851-1951, by E.M.P. Williams, Leatherhead, 1951, p.50
  4. ^ "Olympic Sports – Athletes – Walter Crawley". Archived from the original on 18 April 2020.

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