Ernie Parker

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Ernie Parker
Full name Ernest Frederick Parker
Country  Australia
Born 5 November 1883
Perth, Australia
Died 2 May 1918(1918-05-02) (aged 34)
Caëstre, France
Turned pro 1903 (amateur tour)
Retired 1918 (due to death)
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (1913)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1909, 1913)
Last updated on: 19 December 2012.

Ernest Frederick "Ernie" Parker (5 November 1883 in Perth, Australia – 2 May 1918 in France during World War I) was an Australian male tennis player and cricketer.

Parker is best remembered for winning the 1913 Australasian Championships men's singles title. He also reached the final in 1909 and won the 1909 (partnering J. Keane) and 1913 (partnering Alf Hedeman) doubles titles.[1]

Grand Slam singles finals[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
1913 Australian Championships New Zealand Harry Parker 2–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–3

Finalist (1)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
1909 Australian Championships New Zealand Tony Wilding 1–6, 5–7, 2–6

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