Enrique Morea

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Enrique Morea
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Full name Enrique Jorge Morea
Country (sports)  Argentina
Born (1924-04-11)11 April 1924
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died 15 March 2017(2017-03-15) (aged 92)
Turned pro 1944 (amateur tour)
Retired 1968
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Highest ranking No. 10 (1953, Lance Tingay)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open SF (1953, 1954)
Wimbledon 4R (1946, 1947)
US Open 4R (1955)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open F (1946)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open W (1950)
Wimbledon F (1952, 1053, 1955)
President of the Asociación Argentina de Tenis
Assumed office
1996
Preceded by Carlos Bello[2]

Enrique Jorge Morea (11 April 1924 – 15 March 2017)[3] was an Argentine tennis player. He was born in Buenos Aires.

Morea won the mixed doubles title of the 1950 French Championships. He also won two Gold medals at the inaugural men's tennis competition at the 1951 Pan American Games. Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph ranked Morea as World No. 10 in 1953 and 1954.[1] As of 2014, Morea was the honorary president of the Asociación Argentina de Tenis (AAT).

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles: (1 title, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1950 French Championships Clay United States Barbara Scofield Davidson United States Patricia Canning Todd
United States Bill Talbert
Walkover
Runner-up 1952 Wimbledon Grass Australia Thelma Coyne Long United States Doris Hart
Australia Frank Sedgman
6–4, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1953 Wimbledon Grass United States Shirley Fry United States Doris Hart
United States Vic Seixas
7–9, 5–7
Runner-up 1955 Wimbledon Grass United States Louise Brough United States Doris Hart
United States Vic Seixas
8–6, 2–6, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Trabert is Seeded Top", The Sydney Morning Herald, September 16, 1953.
  2. ^ "Enrique Morea, a los 81 años, fue reelegido por cuatro años más como presidente de la Asociación Argentina de Tenis (AAT)" [Enrique Morea, at age 81, was re-elected for another four years as president of Argentina Tennis Association (AAT)]. http://espndeportes.espn.go.com (in Spanish). Mexico City, Mexico: ESPN Inc. November 24, 2005. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ Davis Cup Profile

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