Craig Biddle

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Craig Biddle
Craig biddle.jpg
Biddle in 1918
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1879-10-24)October 24, 1879
Died 1947
New Jersey
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1927)
Wimbledon 4R (1913)
US Open QF (1917, 1918, 1921)
Other tournaments
WHCC 2R (1913, 1914)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open F (1920)

Craig Biddle (24 October 1879 – 1947) was an American male tennis player who was active in the second decade of the 20th century.

In 1920 he reached the final of the mixed doubles competition at the U.S. National Championships (now US Open) together with Molla Bjurstedt Mallory. They lost the final to Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman and Wallace F. Johnson in straight sets.[1] His best singles performance in a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the quarterfinal of the U.S. National Championships in 1917, 1918 and 1921.

In September 1913 Biddle reached the final of the Montreux Autumn Meeting in Switzerland but was defeated by Anthony Wilding in three straight sets. In March 1920 he was runner-up at the Florida Tennis Championships, losing in the final in straight sets to Ichiya Kumagae.[2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Runner-ups (1)[edit]

Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
1920 U.S. National Championships Grass United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman
United States Wallace F. Johnson
4–6, 3–6


  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 481. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Kumagae Winner of Title" (PDF). The New York Times. March 5, 1920. 

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