Jahial Parmly Paret
Paret, c. 1899
|Country (sports)||United States|
October 3, 1870|
Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
|Died||November 24, 1952
Pasadena, Los Angeles, USA
|Turned pro||1889 (amateur tour)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||F (1899Ch)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
Paret won the All-Comers final, but finished runner-up to Malcolm Whitman in the Challenge Round of the U.S. National Championships men's singles event, in 1899. He also reached the quarterfinals in 1897. Parmly Paret became the author or several books about tennis technique and strategy, including Lawn Tennis : its Past, Present, and Future (1904), Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis (1915) and Mechanics of the Game of Lawn Tennis (1926).
Grand Slam singles finals (1)
Challenge Rounds (0–1)
|Year||Championship||Surface||Opponent in Final||Score in Final|
|1899||U.S. National Championships||Grass||Malcolm Whitman||1–6, 2–6, 6–3, 5–7|
- "History > Men's Singles Championships". usopen.org. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
- "US National/US Open Championships" (PDF). usta.com. Retrieved 2009-06-24.
- "Jahial Parmly Paret". openlibrary.org. Retrieved 2009-06-24.
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