Fred Hovey

October 07, 1868
October 17, 1945
Place of Birth:
Newton Centre, Massachusetts
United States
United States
Induction Category:
Master Player
Year of Induction:
Highest Ranking
U.S. Singles Ranking: 1

A two-time U.S. Intercollegiate champion from Harvard, Fred Hovey put his fine ground strokes and competent volley to excellent use when he secured the U.S. Championships in 1895. That year, Hovey was ranked No. 1 in the United States. He was a member of the American top ten seven times. A two-time U.S. National Doubles Champions as well, he was capable of winning from both the baseline and at the net. His consistency and durability carried him doggedly through the years.



Grand Slam Record

US National Championship

  • Singles Champion 1895
  • Singles Finalist 1892-93, 1896
  • Doubles Champion 1893-94
  • Doubles Finalist 1895