Whitney Reed

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Whitney Reed (born August 20, 1932, in Oakland, California) is a former tennis player in the 1950s and 1960s.

Reed was ranked No. 1 in the United States in 1961 and was ranked in the U.S. top ten in 1957 (No. 8), 1959 (No. 9), 1960 (No. 8), and 1962 (No. 6).

During his career, he had wins over Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Neale Fraser, Chuck McKinley, Frank Sedgman, Manuel Santana, Gardnar Mulloy, Art Larsen and Alex Olmedo. All these players are enshrined in the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

He won the 1959 NCAA Intercollegiate singles championship while at San Jose State University. Also that year, he won the singles title and reached the doubles final at the Cincinnati Masters. In 1961 and 1963, he won singles titles at the Canadian National Championships.

He also was named three times to the United States Davis Cup squad, 1958, 1961 and 1962.

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