George Lott

Born:
October 16, 1906
Died:
December 02, 1991
Place of Birth:
Springfield, Illinois
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Player
Year of Induction:
1964
Highest Ranking
U.S. Singles Ranking: 2

Strong and versatile, a man of tough stock and deep self convictions, George Lott was a masterful doubles player who won with a variety of partners. He shared the U.S. Championship twice with John Doeg, twice with Lester Stoefen, and once with John Hennessey. Lott was ranked in the top ten nine times in singles, and was a finalist in the singles at Forest Hills in 1931. Between 1928 and 1934, he was unbeaten in eleven doubles Davis Cup contests. Lott was an unimpeachable doubles tactician with excellent point playing instincts.

Grand Slam Record

French Open

  • Doubles Champion 1931

Wimbledon

  • Doubles Champion 1931, 1934
  • Mixed Doubles Champion 1931

US National Championship

  • Doubles Champion 1928-30, 1933-34
  • Mixed Doubles Champion 1929, 1931, 1934

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1928-31, 1933-34