Alfred Beamish

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Alfred Beamish
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Full name Alfred Ernest Beamish
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Born (1879-08-06)6 August 1879
Richmond, London, England
Died 28 February 1944(1944-02-28) (aged 64)
Turned pro 1903 (amateur tour)
Retired 1921
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (1912)
Wimbledon SF (1912, 1914)
Other tournaments
WCCC F (1921)
Olympic Games 1R (1912)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1912)

Alfred Ernest Beamish (6 August 1879 – 28 February 1944) was an English tennis player born in Richard, Surrey, England. He finished runner-up to James Cecil Parke in the Men's Singles final of the Australasian Championships, the future Australian Open, in 1912.[1] Beamish also partnered Charles Dixon to win the Bronze medal in the indoor doubles event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. He was runner up in one of tennis early majors, the World Covered Court Championship, in 1921. He also competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]


Runners-up (1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score
1912 Australasian Championships Grass United Kingdom James Cecil Parke 6–3, 3–6, 6–1, 1–6, 5–7


Runners-up (1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1912 Australasian Championships Grass United Kingdom Gordon Lowe United Kingdom James Cecil Parke
United Kingdom Charles Dixon
6–4, 6–4, 6–2


  1. ^ "History of the Australian Open – the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific". Archived from the original on 25 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Alfred Beamish Olympic Results". Retrieved 2013-05-15. 

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