Charles Harris (tennis)

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Charles Harris
Full name Charles Russell Harris
Country (sports)  United States
Born April 2, 1914
Died September 10, 1993(1993-09-10) (aged 79)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1937)
Wimbledon 1R (1937)
US Open 4R (1937)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open W (1939)
Wimbledon 2R (1937)

Charles Russell Harris (April 2, 1914 – September 10, 1993) was an American tennis player in the 1930s.

Harris reached the singles final at the Cincinnati Masters in 1936 before falling to future Hall of Famer Bobby Riggs, 6–1, 6–3, 6–1.

Harris won the French Open Men's Doubles Grand Slam Title in 1939. His partner was Don McNeill.[1]

Harris had 5 children - Charles Harris, Robert Harris, William Harris, Betty Harris, Mary Harris.

His son William Harris, was also a tennis player.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Partner Opponents Result
Winner 1939 French Championships United States Don McNeill France Jean Borotra
France Jacques Brugnon
4–6, 6–4, 6–0, 2–6. 10–8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. pp. 66,427. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0. 

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