A native of New York City, Seligson was ranked as high as # 9 in USTA Singles in 1928.
As a junior he was the national boy's 18-and-under champ in 1925 and 1926.
He played collegiate tennis at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. In 1928 he won the NCAA singles championship, beating Ben Gorchakoff 6–1, 6–1, 6–1, to become Lehigh’s first individual national champion.
He won the NCAA indoor singles championship in 1928, 1929, and 1930.
In 1928 and 1930, he was a singles finalist at the U.S. Indoor Singles Championship.
He later turned professional and won three titles at the Metropolitan Clay Court Championship.
Halls of Fame
In 1992, he was inducted into the Lehigh University Athletic Hall of Fame, and in 2002 he was enshrined into the ITA Men’s Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame.
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