Tony Trabert

Born:
August 16, 1930
Place of Birth:
Cincinnati, Ohio
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Recent Player
Year of Induction:
1970
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 1
U.S. Singles Ranking: 1

A muscular and tenacious competitor who made his game shine on any surface, Trabert was always a wonderful ambassador for his country.  His banner year was 1955, when he swept three of the four majors.  Altogether, before turning pro in 1956, he won five Grand Slam singles championships, and propelled the United States to a Davis Cup victory in 1954.  His pro career lasted until the early sixties.  Thereafter, he was a highly regarded U.S. Davis Cup captain, an esteemed television commentator, and a universally admired President of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. 

Grand Slam Record

Australian Championship

  • Doubles Champion 1955

French Open

  • Singles Champion 1954-55
  • Doubles Champion 1950, 1954-55

Wimbledon

  • Singles Champion 1955

US National Championship

  • Singles Champion 1953, 1955
  • Doubles Champion 1954

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1951-55
  • Davis Cup Team Captain 1953, 1976-80

	

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