Elia Fottrell

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Elia Fottrell
Full name Elia Francis Fottrell
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1893-02-03)February 3, 1893
California, United States
Died September 15, 1974(1974-09-15) (aged 81) [1] [2][3][4]
San Mateo, California, United States
Turned pro 1913 (amateur tour)
Retired 1916
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open SF (1914)

Elia Fottrell (1893–1974) was an American tennis player. He was from California. He was ambidextrous and could play with the racket in either hand.[5] Fottrell reached the semi finals in the 1914 U. S. Championships singles, beating Nat Niles and Gus Touchard before losing easily to R. Norris Williams.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Person details for Elia F Fottrell". Familysearch.org.
  2. ^ "Elia Fottrell". Ancestry.
  3. ^ "Elia Francis Fottrell". Tennis Archives.
  4. ^ "Search results". Findmypast.
  5. ^ "19 Aug 1914, Page 19, Surprises mark tennis matches in Meadow club tournament". bklyn.newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "U. S. Open 1914". www.tennis.co.nf.