29 May 1867|
|Died||8 January 1939
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Wimbledon||W (1890, 1893)|
Stoker was Irish tennis champion (doubles) in 1890, 1891 and 1893 - 1895. In 1890 and 1893 he and Joshua Pim won the doubles in Wimbledon. He was ranked World No. 7 for 1892 by Karoly Mazak. He was a member of Landsdowne Lawn Tennis Club.
He played five times for Ireland in rugby union between 1886-91. Stoker was a Forward, he played four matches in the Home Nations Championships, and one against the touring New Zealand Natives side.
Stoker trained as a Dental Surgeon and qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland holding a LDS (Licence in Dental Surgery). He lived in Westland Row, Dublin and married Margaret(Rita) in 1900, they had daughters May, Norma, Joan and Ruth.
Grand Slam finals
- Wins (2)
|Year||Championship||Partner||Opponent in Final||Score in Final|
|1890||Wimbledon Championships||Joshua Pim|| George Hillyard
|6–0, 7–5, 6–4|
|1893||Wimbledon Championships||Joshua Pim|| Harry Barlow
|4–6, 6–3, 6–1, 2–6, 6–0|
- Cotton, Fran (Ed.) (1984) The Book of Rugby Disasters & Bizarre Records (Compiled by Chris Rhys. London. Century Publishing. ISBN 0-7126-0911-3 )
- Cotton, p82
- Player profile on scrum.com, retrieved 27 February 2010
- Mazak, Karoly (2010). The Concise History of Tennis, p. 20.
- Joshua Pim - A fine Irish Player
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