Ronald Thomas (tennis)

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Ronald Thomas
Full name Ronald Victor Thomas
Country  Australia
Born 7 August 1888
Hammond, South Australia
Died 30 December 1936 (aged 48)
Adelaide
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (1920)
Wimbledon QF (1919)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1919, 1920)
Wimbledon W (1919)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon SF (1919)

Ronald Victor Thomas (7 August 1888 – 30 December 1936) was an Australian tennis player.[1]

Thomas won two doubles titles at the Australasian Championships, the future Australian Open, in 1919 and 1920, and one doubles title at The Championships, Wimbledon, in 1919. Thomas also finished singles runner-up to Pat O'Hara Wood at the Australasian Championships in 1920.[2][3]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Runner-up (1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score
1920 Australasian Championships Grass Australia Pat O'Hara Wood 6–3, 4–6, 6–8, 6–1, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Winner (3)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1919 Australasian Championships Grass Australia Pat O'Hara Wood Australia James Anderson
Australia Arthur Lowe
7–5, 6–1, 7–9, 3–6, 6–3
1919 The Championships, Wimbledon Grass Australia Pat O'Hara Wood Australia Rodney Heath
United Kingdom Randolph Lycett
6–4, 6–2, 4–6, 6–2
1920 Australasian Championships Grass Australia Pat O'Hara Wood Australia Horace Rice
Australia Ray Taylor
6–1, 6–0, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ronald Thomas' profile at Sports Reference.com
  2. ^ "1920 Australasian Championships draw". grandslamtennis.freeukisp.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  3. ^ "History of the Australian Open – the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific". australianopen.com. Retrieved 2009-06-28.