Stan Smith

Born:
December 14, 1946
Place of Birth:
Pasadena, California
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Recent Player
Year of Induction:
1987
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 1
U.S. Singles Ranking: 1

One of the great sportsmen of tennis, a man who commanded respect for both the caliber of his game and the strength of his character, Stan Smith was an authentic American hero of the early Open Era. Tall and stately at 6’4”, he conducted his business on the court with quiet but unmistakable conviction. With his strong moral fiber and rectitude, he represented his country with almost unparalleled dignity and honor in Davis Cup competition.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Open

  • Doubles Champion 1970

Wimbledon

  • Singles Champion 1972

US Open

  • Singles Champion 1971
  • Doubles Champion 1968, 1974, 1978, 1980

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1968-73, 1975-79, 1981

	

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