|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||December 22, 1909|
New York City, NY
|Died||October 13, 1987(aged 77)|
|Highest ranking||No. 8 in USTA Singles (1928)|
Seligson was ranked as high as # 8 in USTA Singles in 1928. In 1928 he won the NCAA Men's Tennis Championship in singles. He was inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Men’s Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame.
Early and personal life
He played collegiate tennis at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1930. Seligson never lost a regular season match. In 1928 he won the NCAA Men's Tennis Championship in singles, beating Ben Gorchakoff 6–1, 6–1, 6–1, to become Lehigh’s first individual national champion.  He won 66 straight matches, before losing in the 1930 NCAA finals 6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 8–6 to Cliff Sutter of Tulane.
Seligson was ranked as high as # 8 in USTA Singles in 1928.
In 1928 and 1930, he was a singles finalist at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships. In 1929, at the Cincinnati Masters, he reached the singles final, where he lost to Herbert Bowman in four sets: 6–2, 4–6, 4–6, 1–6.
He later turned professional and won three titles at the Metropolitan Clay Court Championship.
Halls of Fame
After tennis career
After graduation he became an insurance broker.
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