Thomas Hicks (tennis)

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Thomas Hicks
Full nameThomas Henry Hicks
Country (sports) Australia
Born(1869-05-15)15 May 1869
Sydney, New South Wales
Died9 June 1956(1956-06-09) (aged 87)
Mosman, New South Wales
CollegeNewington College

Thomas Henry Hicks (15 May 1869 – 6 September 1956)[1] was an Australian tennis player and administrator who managed Australia and New Zealand's participation in early Davis Cup competitions.[2][3] Hicks was born in Balmain, New South Wales, the first of eight children and four sons of Henry Hicks and Emily Garrett. He was the older brother of Ernest Hicks.[4] Living in Stanmore, Hicks was educated at Newington College commencing in 1885 aged sixteen.[5] Hicks was the Honorary Secretary of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australasia/Australia from 1904 until 1926.[6]


  1. ^ Descendants of John WEAVERS Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  2. ^ "THE TENNIS PLAYERS". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 1 April 1913. p. 9. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  3. ^ "LAWN TENNIS". The Referee. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 13 January 1915. p. 10. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  4. ^ The Hicks Hyde Family in Australia: Information about Thomas Henry Hicks Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  5. ^ Newington College Register of Past Students 1863–1998 (Syd, 1999) pp 88
  6. ^ "MR. T. H. HICKS HONOURED". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 5 August 1926. p. 13. Retrieved 13 May 2015.