Godfrey Brinley

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Godfrey Brinley
Godfrey Brinley.jpg
Brinley in 1901
Full name Godfrey Malbone Brinley
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1864-11-22)November 22, 1864
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Died May 6, 1939(1939-05-06) (aged 74)
Ragusa, Yugoslavia
Turned pro 1882 (amateur tour)
Retired 1888
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open F (1885Ch)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open SF (1884)

Godfrey Malbone Brinley (22 November 1864 – 6 May 1939) was a tennis player from the United States. He reached the challenge round at the U.S. National Championships in 1885, beating Henry Slocum and Percy Knapp before finishing runner-up to four-time defending champion Richard Sears.[1] Brinley also reached the quarterfinals in 1883 and 1887 and was amongst the top ten American tennis players from 1885 to 1887.[2]

Grand Slam record[edit]

U.S. National championships[edit]

  • Singles finalist: 1885


  1. ^ "U. S. Open 1885". www.tennis.co.nf. 
  2. ^ "USTA Yearbook - Top 10 U.S. Men's Rankings". usta.com. 2008-04-01. Retrieved 2009-06-27.