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Jack Kramer
John Albert "Jack" Kramer (August 1, 1921 – September 12, 2009) was an American tennis player of the 1940s and 1950s. A World No. 1 player for a number of years, and one of the most important people in the establishment of modern men's "Open"-era tennis, he was the leading promoter of professional tennis tours in the 1950s and 1960s. He was a relentless advocate for the establishment of Open Tennis
Tennis
between amateur and professional players. An International Tennis
Tennis
Federation (ITF) proposal to introduce Open tennis lost by five votes in 1960, but became a reality in 1968. In 1970, he created the Men's Grand Prix points system. In 1972, he helped found the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) with Donald Dell
Donald Dell
and Cliff Drysdale, and was the first Executive Director. He was unpaid at his request
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1939 U.S. National Championships (tennis)
The 1939 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, United States. The tournament ran from 7 September until 17 September. It was the 59th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]Contents1 Champions1.1 Men's Singles 1.2 Women's Singles 1.3 Men's doubles 1.4 Women's doubles 1.5 Mixed doubles2 References 3 External linksChampions[edit] Men's Singles[edit] Main article: 1939 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles Bobby Riggs defeated Welby van Horn 6–4, 6–2, 6–4 Women's Singles[edit] Main article: 1939 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles Alice Marble defeated Helen Jacobs 6–0, 8–10, 6–4 Men's doubles[edit] Main article: 1939 U.S
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The Championships, Wimbledon
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.[2][3][4][5][6] It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts. Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the others being the Australian Open, the French Open
French Open
and the US Open. Since the Australian Open
Australian Open
shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon is the only major still played on grass. The tournament traditionally took place over two weeks in late June and early July, starting on the third Monday in June[7] and culminating with the Ladies' and Gentlemen's Singles Finals, scheduled for the Saturday and Sunday at the end of the second week
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San Bernardino
San Bernardino /ˌsæn ˌbɜːrnərˈdiːnoʊ/ is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). It serves as the county seat of San Bernardino County, California, United States. As one of the Inland Empire's anchor cities, San Bernardino spans 81 square miles (210 km2) on the floor of the San Bernardino Valley
San Bernardino Valley
and has a population of 209,924 as of the 2010 census.[9] San Bernardino is the 17th-largest city in California
California
and the 100th-largest city in the United States. San Bernardino is home to numerous diplomatic missions for the Inland Empire, being one of four cities in California
California
with numerous consulates (the other three being Los Angeles, San Diego, and the greater metropolitan San Francisco
San Francisco
Bay Area including San Jose and San Francisco)
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Executive Director
An executive director is a chief executive officer (CEO) or managing director of an organization, company, or corporation. The title is widely used in North American non-profit organizations, though many United States
United States
nonprofits have adopted the title president or CEO.[1] Confusion can arise because the words executive and director occur both in this title and in titles of various members of some organizations' boards of directors. The precise meanings of these terms are discussed in the board of directors article. Role[edit] The role of the executive director is to design, develop and implement strategic plans for the organization in a manner that is both cost and time-efficient. The executive director is also responsible for the day-to-day operation of the organization, which includes managing committees and staff as well as developing business plans in collaboration with the board
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International Tennis Federation
The International Tennis
Tennis
Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, wheelchair tennis, and beach tennis. It was founded in 1913 as the International Lawn Tennis
Tennis
Federation by twelve national associations, and as of 2016, is affiliated with 211 national tennis associations and six regional associations. The ITF's governance responsibilities include maintaining and enforcing the rules of tennis, regulating international team competitions, promoting the game, and preserving the sport's integrity via anti-doping and anti-corruption programs
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US Open (tennis)
Open
Open
or OPEN may refer to: Recorded music[edit] Open
Open
(band), Australian pop/rock band The
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Union Pacific
1862–present (legacy)First (original) company, Union Pacific Rail Road: 1862-1880 Second company, Union Pacific Railway: 1880-1897 Third company, Union Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad
(Mark I): 1897-1998 Fourth company, Union Pacific Railroad
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Nikola Pilić
Nikola "Niki" Pilić (born 27 August 1939) is a retired Croatian professional tennis player who competed for SFR Yugoslavia. He was one of the Handsome Eight.[2] Pilić was ranked World No. 6 in January 1968 and World No. 7 for 1967 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[1][3]Contents1 Biography 2 Grand Slam finals2.1 Singles: 1 (1 runner-up) 2.2 Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)3 Post-playing 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Pilić was born in Split, Croatian Banovina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Kingdom of Yugoslavia
to Krsto Pilić and Danica Tomić-Ferić year and a half before the outbreak of World War II. The youngster took up tennis during the summer of 1952.[4] Thirteen years of age at this point, he began practicing on the Firule tennis club clay courts in parallel to studying shipbuilding at the streamlined high school in Split
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Davis Cup
The Davis Cup
Davis Cup
is the premier international team event in men's tennis. It is run by the International Tennis
Tennis
Federation (ITF) and is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. It is described by the organisers as the " World
World
Cup of Tennis", and the winners are referred to as the World
World
Champion team.[1] The competition began in 1900 as a challenge between Great Britain and the United States. By 2016, 135 nations entered teams into the competition.[2] The most successful countries over the history of the tournament are the United States
United States
(winning 32 tournaments and finishing as runners-up 29 times) and Australia
Australia
(winning 28 times, including four occasions with New Zealand as Australasia, and finishing as runners-up 19 times)
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Rollins College
NCAA Division II
NCAA Division II
– Sunshine State22 National Championships 65 Conference titlesNickname TarsMascot Tommy TarWebsite www.rollins.eduRollins College
College
is a private, coeducational liberal arts college, founded in 1885 and located in Winter Park, Florida
Winter Park, Florida
along the shores of Lake Virginia. Rollins is a member of the SACS, NASM, ACS, FDE, AAM, AACSB International, Council for Accreditation of Counseling, and Related Educational Programs.[3] Rollins has about 30 undergraduate majors and several graduate programs. It was ranked #2 Regional Universities, South by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.[5] Rollins College
College
has ranked among the most beautiful U.S
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California
Native languages as of 2007English 57.4%[2] Spanish 28.5%[3] Chinese 2.8%[3] Filipino 2.2%[3]Demonym CalifornianCapital SacramentoLargest city Los AngelesLargest metro Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles
AreaArea Ranked 3rd • Total 163,696 sq mi (423,970 km2) • Width 250 miles (400 km) • Length 770 miles (1,240 km) • % water 4.7 • Latitude 32°32′ N to 42° N • Longitude 114°8′ W to 124
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Bel Air, Los Angeles
Bel Air (or Bel-Air)[fn 1] is a neighborhood in the Westside area of Los Angeles, California, in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. The lightly populated residential district, with an older, well-educated population, has a high income level and a large percentage of married people. It was founded in 1923.Contents1 Population 2 History 3 Geography3.1 Climate 3.2 Neighborhoods4 Attractions 5 Television and film 6 Government and infrastructure 7 Emergency services7.1 Fire services 7.2 Police services8 Education8.1 Schools8.1.1 Public 8.1.2 Private 8.1.3 University9 Notable people 10 See also 11 Footnotes 12 References 13 External linksPopulation[edit] The 2000 U.S. census counted 7,691 residents in the 6.37-square-mile (16.5 km2) Bel Air neighborhood; with 1,207 per square mile (466/km2) it has among the lowest population densities for the city and the county
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Nevada
Nevada
Nevada
(/nɪˈvædə/; see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States
United States
of America. It borders Oregon
Oregon
to the northwest, Idaho
Idaho
to the northeast, California
California
to the west, Arizona
Arizona
to the southeast and Utah
Utah
to the east. Nevada
Nevada
is the 7th most extensive, the 34th most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the 50 United States
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Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Las Vegas
(/lɑːs ˈveɪɡəsˌ lɑːz ˈveɪɡəs/, Spanish for "The Meadows"; Spanish: [laz ˈβeɣas]), officially the City
City
of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert.[6] Las Vegas
Las Vegas
is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley
Las Vegas Valley
as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Coat of arms Motto: "In God
God
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