|Full name||Lewis Albert Gerrard|
|Country (sports)||United States|
August 21, 1929 |
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||2R (1952)|
|US Open||4R (1956, 1958)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Wimbledon||2R (1952, 1953)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Davis Cup||F (1957Ch)|
|Representing United States|
|1953 Israel||Men's Singles|
|1953 Israel||Men's Doubles|
|1953 Israel||Mixed Doubles|
Golden was ranked in the U.S. top 10 in singles in 1953, 1956, and 1957, and was ranked # 2 in the U.S. in doubles in 1953.
Grant won the United States National Indoor Doubles championship in 1957 and 1958, and the United States National Clay Court Doubles championship in 1952, 1953, and 1959.
At the Cincinnati Masters, Golden won three consecutive doubles titles: in 1956 (with Bernard Bartzen), in 1957 (with Bill Quillian), and in 1958 (with Bartzen). He also reached the doubles final in 1951 (with Hugh Stewart) and in 1959 (with Whitney Reed).
In singles in Cincinnati, he was a finalist in 1957 (losing to Bartzen); a semifinalist in 1951 (losing to future International Tennis Hall of Fame enshrinee Tony Trabert), 1952, and 1956; and a quarterfinalist in 1949. He also reached the Round of 16 in 1950 (losing 8–10 in the final set to Ham Richardson), and in 1958.
Grant was 2–1 in Davis Cup play in 1957.
Halls of Fame
He was inducted into the Northwestern University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.
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