Robert LeRoy

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Robert LeRoy
Robert leroy 1904.jpg
LeRoy in 1904
Country United States
Born February 7, 1885
New York
Died September 7, 1946(1946-09-07) (aged 61)
New York
Turned pro 1901 (amateur tour)
Retired 1931
College Columbia University
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open F (1907)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games Silver Medal (1904)
Doubles
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Silver Medal (1904)
Olympic medal record
Men's Tennis
Silver 1904 St. Louis Singles
Silver 1904 St. Louis Doubles

Robert LeRoy (February 7, 1885 – September 7, 1946) was a tennis player from New York in the United States, who won two medals at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis. He won a Silver medal in both the men's singles event and the men's doubles tournament, partnering Alphonzo Bell.[1]

Tennis career[edit]

He played collegiate tennis at Columbia University, where in 1904 and 1906 he won the National Collegiate Athletics Association singles championship. In 1907, he was a singles finalist at the U.S. National Championships, now known as the US Open, losing in straight sets to eventual seven times champion William Larned. He also won three consecutive singles titles (1907–1909) at the tournament now known as the Cincinnati Masters.[2]

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