Beals Wright

Born:
December 19, 1879
Died:
August 23, 1961
Place of Birth:
Boston, Massachusetts
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Player
Year of Induction:
1956
Highest Ranking
U.S. Singles Ranking: 8

A remarkably persistent and durable competitor, Beals Wright was ranked eleven times in the American top ten, reaching the highly coveted No. 1 spot in 1905. That was the year he won the U.S. Singles Championship, defeating doubles partner Holcombe Ward in the final. A left-hander, he played singles and doubles for the United States in Davis Cup and captured three U.S. Doubles Championships with Ward. Wright played with consistency over a long span, defining himself in the process.

Grand Slam Record

US National Championship

  • Singles Champion 1905
  • Doubles Champion 1904-06

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1905, 1907-08, 1912