Harold Hackett

Born:
June 12, 1878
Died:
November 20, 1937
Place of Birth:
Hingham, Massachusetts
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Player
Year of Induction:
1961
Highest Ranking
U.S. Singles Ranking: 7

A Yale graduate who played the game of doubles with polish and precision, Hackett and his capable partner Fred Alexander joined forces to win the U.S. Championships four times. As player-captain of the 1913 American Davis Cup team, he led the United States to a 3-2 triumph over Great Britain. His victory alongside Maurice McLoughlin in the doubles was pivotal in the American victory. He also became a central figure on the USNLTA Davis Cup Committee. 

Grand Slam Record

US National Championship

  • Doubles Champion 1907-10
  • Doubles Finalist 1905-06, 1911

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1908-09, 1913
  • Davis Cup Team Captain 1908-09, 1913