- September 05, 1897
- June 01, 1980
- Place of Birth:
- Chicago, Illinois
- United States
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A star player for the University of Wisconsin tennis team from 1916 to 1918, Arthur Nielsen won the National Father-and-Son Grass Court Championship twice. In addition to participating in the 1918 U.S. National Singles Championships, Nielsen made immense contributions to the game financially. He gave an estimated $3,000,000 and countless hours of his time to the game that he loved, placing great value on everything that tennis had to offer players of all ages.
- National Father & Son Doubles Grass Court Champion 1946, 1948
- Contribution to the construction of tennis courts
- Captain of the University of Wisconsin Varsity Tennis Team
- Known for the television "Nielsen Ratings"