|Full name||Frederick Howard Hovey|
|Country (sports)||United States|
October 7, 1868|
Newton Centre, MA, USA
|Died||October 18, 1945
Miami Beach, FL, USA
|Plays||Right-handed (1-handed backhand)|
|Int. Tennis HoF||1974 (member page)|
|Highest ranking||No. 5 (1895, Karoly Mazak)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||W (1895)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||W (1893, 1894)|
|Last updated on: September 17, 2012.|
In 1893 Hovey won the men's doubles title at the U.S. National Championships with his partner Clarence Hobart with a victory over Oliver Campbell and Robert Huntington. In 1895 he won the men's title at the U.S. National Championships after defeating Robert Wrenn in three straight sets in the Challenge Round. That same year Hovey was ranked No. 1 in the United States.
In 1974, Hovey was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame posthumously.
Grand Slam finals
Singles (1 title, 3 runners-up)
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Opponent in final||Score in final|
|Runner-up||1892||U.S. Championships||Oliver Campbell||5–7, 6–3, 3–6, 5–7|
|Runner-up||1893||U.S. Championships||Robert Wrenn||4–6, 6–3, 4–6, 4–6|
|Winner||1895||U.S. Championships||Robert Wrenn||6–3, 6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||1896||U.S. Championships||Robert Wrenn||5–7, 6–3, 0–6, 6–1, 1–6|
Doubles (2 titles, 1 runner-up)
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Partner||Opponents in final||Score in final|
|Winner||1893||U.S. Championships||Clarence Hobart|| Oliver Campbell
|6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2|
|Winner||1894||U.S. Championships||Clarence Hobart|| Carr Neel
|6–3, 8–6, 6–1|
|Runner-up||1895||U.S. Championships||Clarence Hobart|| Malcolm Chace
|5–7, 1–6, 6–8|
- Mazak, Karoly (2010). The Concise History of Tennis, p. 23.
- "Hobart and Hovey Champions" (PDF). The New York Times. July 30, 1893.
- Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 476. ISBN 978-0942257700.
- Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 455. ISBN 978-0942257700.