George Sheldon (tennis)

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George Sheldon
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Full name George P. Sheldon, Jr.
Country  United States
Born United States
College Yale University
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open QF (1896)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open W (1897, 1898)

George P. Sheldon, Jr. was an American tennis player who as active at the end of the 19th century.. He won two men's doubles titles at the U.S. National Championships tennis at the Newport Casino together with Leo Ware.

In 1897 he reached the semifinals of the Western Championships and Canadian Championships. He played intercollegiate tennis for Yale.

Grand Slam doubles finals[edit]

Titles (2)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
1897 U.S. Championships Grass United States Leo Ware United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Nisbet
11-13, 6-2, 9-7, 1-6, 6-1
1898 U.S. Championships Grass United States Leo Ware United States Holcombe Ward
United States Dwight Davis
1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5

Runner-ups (2)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
1899 U.S. Championships Grass United States Leo Ware United States Holcombe Ward
United States Dwight F. Davis
4-6, 4-6, 3-6

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