Harold Throckmorton

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Harold Throckmorton
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Full name Harold A. Throckmorton
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1897-04-12)April 12, 1897
Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Died November 1973
Plays Right–handed (one-handed backhand)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open QF (1917)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open W (1917)

Harold A. Throckmorton (April 12, 1897 – May 1958) was an American tennis player in the early 20th century.


He was born on April 12, 1897 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

He played intercollegiate tennis for Princeton.[1] He was champion of the state of New Jersey.[2] In 1917 he won the men's doubles titles at the U.S. National Championships with Fred Alexander.

In 1918 he served in the artillery in the United States Army. After the war he became a businessman. He died on May 1958.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1917 US Championships Grass United States Fred Alexander United States Harry Johnson
United States Irving Wright
11–9, 6–4, 6–4


  1. ^ "Many Surprises in Junior Tennis" (PDF). The New York Times. September 16, 1914. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kynaston beaten by Throckmorton" (PDF). The New York Times. July 7, 1919. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 

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