Jahial Parmly Paret

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Jahial Parmly Paret
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Paret, c. 1899
Country  United States
Born (1870-10-03)October 3, 1870
Bayonne, France
Died November 24, 1952(1952-11-24) (aged 82)
Los Angeles, USA
Turned pro 1889 (amateur tour)
Retired 1903
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 2R (1898)
US Open F (1899Ch)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (1898)

Jahial "John" Parmly Paret (October 3, 1870 – November 24, 1952) was a tennis player and writer from the United States.

Paret won the All-Comers final, but finished runner-up to Malcolm Whitman in the Challenge Round of the U.S. National Championships men's singles event, in 1899.[1][2] He also reached the quarterfinals in 1897. Parmly Paret became the author or several books about tennis technique and strategy, including Lawn Tennis : its Past, Present, and Future (1904), Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis (1915) and Mechanics of the Game of Lawn Tennis (1926).[3]

Grand Slam singles finals (1)[edit]

Challenge Rounds (0–1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Opponent in Final Score in Final
1899 U.S. National Championships Grass United States Malcolm Whitman 1–6, 2–6, 6–3, 5–7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History > Men's Singles Championships". usopen.org. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ "US National/US Open Championships". usta.com. Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Jahial Parmly Paret". openlibrary.org. Retrieved 2009-06-24.