Edward Moylan

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Edward Moylan
Country (sports) USA
Residence Ithaca, New York
Born (1923-09-14)September 14, 1923
Trenton, New Jersey
Died May 26, 2015(2015-05-26) (aged 91)
Ithaca, New York
Turned pro 1939 (amateur tour)
Retired 1957
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1948)
US Open 4R (1946, 1947, 1951, 1954, 1955)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1948)
Last updated on: January 23, 2012.

Edward "Eddie" Moylan (September 14, 1923 – May 26, 2015) was an outstanding Irish American tennis player in the mid-20th century. Moylan was a member of the U.S. Davis Cup Team, Davis Cup Coach and a Gold medal winner at the 1955 Pan American Games with Art Larsen.

Career[edit]

Moylan’s finest hour was perhaps the 1947 Spring Lake Bathing and Tennis Club singles when he brought to an end the 9-year tenure of Frankie Parker at Spring Lake. After his victory against Parker, Moylan went on to defeat Gardnar Mulloy in the final round of the tournament to win the men's singles.[1]

After his playing career, Moylan taught tennis and was the head tennis and squash coach at Cornell University from 1962 to 1972.[2] He died on May 26, 2015 in Ithaca, New York.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moylan 'kills' another giant". Milwaukee Journal (UPI). July 14, 1947. p. 2. Retrieved January 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mercer County Hall of Fame Outshines That Other Awards Ceremony", USTA Middle States, March 1, 2004.
  3. ^ Obituary, "Ithaca Journal".