András Ádám-Stolpa

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András Ádám-Stolpa
Stolpa András (Hungarian)
Country  Hungary
Born (1921-09-15)15 September 1921
Died 8 November 2010(2010-11-08) (aged 89)
Düsseldorf[1]
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open QF (1947)
Wimbledon 2R (1947, 1949)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1947)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1947)

András Ádám-Stolpa (born 15 September 1921 – 8 November 2010) was a Hungarian champion tennis, basketball and ice hockey player.

Ádám-Stolpa was on the Hungarian Davis Cup team in 1948 (the same year he won the Hungarian National Tennis Championships), 1949, 1952, 1954, 1955, and 19571960.[2]

Ádám-Stolpa advanced to the quarterfinals of the 1947 French Championships after defeating the second seeded American, Budge Patty.[3] (In 1950, Mr. Patty won the men's singles championship at both Wimbledon and the French Open.)[4] Mr. Stolpa played men's singles in the French Open again in 1948, 19541960, and 1965. [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]

Adam-Stolpa played in seniors tournaments in Budapest 13–16 November 2008.[14] and 5–8 February 2009.[15][16] On 27 July 2009, he was ranked 876th senior male by the International Tennis Federation.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elhunyt a három sportágban is bajnok Ádám András" (in Hungarian). Budapest, Hungary: origo.hu. 8 November 2010. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "daviscup.com – Players". Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Roland-Garros 1947 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 01/01/1947 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Tennis Grand Slam Winners – Tennis – ESPN". ESPN. go.com. Archived from the original on 9 February 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Roland-Garros 1948 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 01/01/1948 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "Roland-Garros 1954 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 30/05/1954 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "Roland-Garros 1955 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 05/06/1955 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  8. ^ "Roland-Garros 1957 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 01/01/1956 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  9. ^ "Roland-Garros 1957 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 02/06/1957 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  10. ^ "Roland-Garros 1958 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 01/06/1958 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  11. ^ "Roland-Garros 1959 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 31/05/1959 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  12. ^ "Roland-Garros 1960 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 29/05/1960 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  13. ^ "Roland-Garros 1965 (Grand Chelem) – Simple messieurs 30/05/1965 – Terre battue" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  14. ^ "ROMAI CUP INTERNATIONAL SENIOR TOURNAMENT". Retrieved 19 January 2010. 
  15. ^ "Results.xls" (PDF). ITF Senior Tournament. Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  16. ^ "J Á T É K R E N D – XII. NEMZETKÖZI FEDETTPÁLYÁS SZENIOR TENISZBAJNOKSÁGRA" (Ms word) (in Hungarian). Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  17. ^ "MITF20090727.xls" (PDF) (in German). 26 August 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2010. [dead link]

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