Alastair Martin

Born:
March 11, 1915
Died:
January 12, 2010
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Contributor
Year of Induction:
1973

As President of the USLTA in 1969 and 1970, Martin held office at a critical time during the infancy of Open Tennis. He had already served as Vice President of the association in 1967 and 1968 under Bob Kelleher, supporting the movement to bring about Open Tennis. Martin was a big picture thinker in his many leadership roles. An esteemed court tennis champion who won major titles in that sport 30 years apart, Martin was President of the National Tennis Education Foundation.

Career Achievements

  • U.S. Amateur Court Singles Champion 1933, 1941, 1950-56
  • U.S. Amateur Court Doubles Champion 1948, 1951, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1962, 1966, 1970-71

Contributions

  • USTA Vice President 1967-68
  • USTA President 1969-70
  • Eastern Tennis Association Founder

	

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