Alf Hedeman

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Alf Hedeman
Full nameAlfred Hugo Hedemann
Country (sports) Australia
Born1880[1]
New South Wales, Australia
DiedAfter 1953[2]
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenF (1921)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1913)

Alfred Hedeman was an Australian tennis player. He won the doubles title alongside Ernie Parker at the Australasian Championships, the future Australian Open, in 1913. In the 1921 Australasian championships, held at Perth, Hedeman beat Keith McDougall in the semi finals before losing to Rice Gemmell in the final.[3] Hedemann worked for the Bank of Australasia. He moved to Tasmania to be manager of the Launceston branch in 1933 and retired in 1940.[4] Hedemann had been a fine cricketer and lacrosse player.[4]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles (1)[edit]

Runner-up (1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1921 Australasian Championships Grass Australia Rice Gemmell 7–5, 6–1, 6–4

Doubles (1)[edit]

Winner (1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1913 Australasian Championships Grass Australia Ernie Parker New Zealand Harry Parker
Australia Roy Taylor
8–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alfred Hugo Hedemann". www.ancestry.co.uk.
  2. ^ "18 Apr 1953 - Family Notices". Trove.
  3. ^ "Australasian Open 1921". Grand Slam Tennis Archive.
  4. ^ a b "22 Oct 1940 - Memorable Career". Trove.