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Leonard Everett Ware (September 27, 1876 – December 28, 1914) was an American male tennis player of Canadian origin. He won two titles in the men's doubles competition at the U.S. National Championships played at the Newport Casino, and reached the semifinals of the singles four times. Ware won the interscholastic championship held in Newport, representing Roxbury Latin School.[2] He graduated from Harvard University in 1899 and represented Harvard in the intercollegiate tennis tournament, winning in the men's doubles in 1896, 1897 and 1898 and in the singles in 1898.[3][4] He won the Canadian Championships in 1897, beating Edwin P. Fischer
Edwin P. Fischer
in the final, and again in 1898, defeating Malcolm Whitman
Malcolm Whitman
in the final. In March 1898 he won the inaugural edition of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis
Tennis
Championships, held in Newton Centre, after defeating Holcombe Ward in the final in three straight sets.[5] In 1896 he was ranked for the first time in the U.S. top 10 and in 1898 achieved his highest U.S. ranking of No.2 behind Malcolm Whitman.[2] After his tennis career he became a banker and held several positions in the banking industry in Boston and New York. He died of pneumonia on December 28, 1914.[1]

Contents

1 Grand Slam record

1.1 U.S. National Championships

2 Grand Slam finals

2.1 Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runners-up)

3 External links 4 References

Grand Slam record[edit] U.S. National Championships[edit]

Doubles champion: 1897, 1898 Doubles finalist: 1899, 1901

Grand Slam finals[edit] Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1897 U.S. Championships Grass George Sheldon Harold Mahony Harold Nisbet 11–13, 6–2, 9–7, 1–6, 6–1

Winner 1898 U.S. Championships Grass George Sheldon Holcombe Ward Dwight Davis 1–6, 7–5, 6–4, 4–6, 7–5

Runner-up 1899 U.S. Championships Grass George Sheldon Holcombe Ward Dwight F. Davis 4–6, 4–6, 3–6

Runner-up 1901 U.S. Championships Grass Beals Wright Holcombe Ward Dwight F. Davis 3–6, 7–9, 1–6

External links[edit]

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References[edit]

^ a b "Leonard E. Ware Dies" (PDF). The New York Times. December 29, 1914.  ^ a b "Varia". Lawn Tennis
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and Badminton. VIII (15): 179. 11 February 1915.  ^ "NCAA Championships (1883-1956)". Council of Ivy League Presidents. Archived from the original on October 30, 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2012.  ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis
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(2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 455, 456, 476. ISBN 978-0942257700.  ^ Robertson, Max (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 338. ISBN 9780047960420. 

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U.S. National Championships men's doubles champions

(1881) Clarence Clark / Frederick Winslow Taylor (1882) Richard Sears / James Dwight (1883) Richard Sears / James Dwight (1884) Richard Sears / James Dwight (1885) Richard Sears / Joseph Clark (1886) Richard Sears / James Dwight (1887) Richard Sears / James Dwight (1888) Oliver Campbell
Oliver Campbell
/ Valentine Hall (1889) Henry Slocum / Howard Taylor (1890) Valentine Hall / Clarence Hobart (1891) Oliver Campbell
Oliver Campbell
/ Bob Huntington (1892) Oliver Campbell
Oliver Campbell
/ Bob Huntington (1893) Clarence Hobart
Clarence Hobart
/ Frederick Hovey (1894) Clarence Hobart
Clarence Hobart
/ Frederick Hovey (1895) Malcolm Greene Chace
Malcolm Greene Chace
/ Robert Wrenn (1896) Carr Neel
Carr Neel
/ Sam Neel (1897) Leo Ware
Leo Ware
/ George Sheldon (1898) Leo Ware
Leo Ware
/ George Sheldon (1899) Holcombe Ward
Holcombe Ward
/ Dwight F. Davis (1900) Holcombe Ward
Holcombe Ward
/ Dwight F. Davis (1901) Holcombe Ward
Holcombe Ward
/ Dwight F. Davis (1902) Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty (1903) Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty (1904) Holcombe Ward
Holcombe Ward
/ Beals Wright (1905) Holcombe Ward
Holcombe Ward
/ Beals Wright (1906) Holcombe Ward
Holcombe Ward
/ Beals Wright (1907) Fred Alexander
Fred Alexander
/ Harold Hackett (1908) Fred Alexander
Fred Alexander
/ Harold Hackett (1909) Fred Alexander
Fred Alexander
/ Harold Hackett (1910) Fred Alexander
Fred Alexander
/ Harold Hackett (1911) Raymond Little / Gus Touchard (1912) Maurice E. McLoughlin
Maurice E. McLoughlin
/ Tom Bundy (1913) Maurice E. McLoughlin
Maurice E. McLoughlin
/ Tom Bundy (1914) Maurice E. McLoughlin
Maurice E. McLoughlin
/ Tom Bundy (1915) Clarence Griffin
Clarence Griffin
/ Bill Johnston (1916) Clarence Griffin
Clarence Griffin
/ Bill Johnston (1917) Fred Alexander
Fred Alexander
/ Harold Throckmorton (1918) Vincent Richards
Vincent Richards
/ Bill Tilden (1919) Norman Brookes
Norman Brookes
/ Gerald Patterson (1920) Clarence Griffin
Clarence Griffin
/ Bill Johnston (1921) Vincent Richards
Vincent Richards
/ Bill Tilden (1922) Vincent Richards
Vincent Richards
/ Bill Tilden (1923) Brian Norton
Brian Norton
/ Bill Tilden (1924) Howard Kinsey
Howard Kinsey
/ Robert Kinsey (1925) Vincent Richards
Vincent Richards
/ R. Norris Williams (1926) Vincent Richards
Vincent Richards
/ R. Norris Williams (1927) Francis Hunter
Francis Hunter
/ Bill Tilden (1928) George Lott / John F. Hennessey (1929) George Lott / Johnny Doeg (1930) George Lott / Johnny Doeg (1931) Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn (1932) Ellsworth Vines
Ellsworth Vines
/ Keith Gledhill (1933) George Lott / Lester Stoefen (1934) George Lott / Lester Stoefen (1935) Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn (1936) Don Budge
Don Budge
/ Gene Mako (1937) Gottfried von Cramm
Gottfried von Cramm
/ Henner Henkel (1938) Don Budge
Don Budge
/ Gene Mako (1939) John Bromwich
John Bromwich
/ Adrian Quist (1940) Jack Kramer
Jack Kramer
/ Ted Schroeder (1941) Jack Kramer
Jack Kramer
/ Ted Schroeder (1942) Gardnar Mulloy / Bill Talbert (1943) Jack Kramer
Jack Kramer
/ Frank Parker (1944) Bob Falkenburg / Don McNeill (1945) Gardnar Mulloy / Bill Talbert (1946) Gardnar Mulloy / Bill Talbert (1947) Jack Kramer
Jack Kramer
/ Ted Schroeder (1948) Gardnar Mulloy / Bill Talbert (1949) John Bromwich
John Bromwich
/ Bill Sidwell (1950) John Bromwich
John Bromwich
/ Frank Sedgman (1951) Ken McGregor
Ken McGregor
/ Frank Sedgman (1952) Mervyn Rose
Mervyn Rose
/ Vic Seixas (1953) Rex Hartwig
Rex Hartwig
/ Mervyn Rose (1954) Vic Seixas
Vic Seixas
/ Tony Trabert (1955) Kosei Kamo / Atsushi Miyagi (1956) Lew Hoad
Lew Hoad
/ Ken Rosewall (1957) Ashley Cooper / Neale Fraser (1958) Alex Olmedo / Ham Richardson (1959) Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Neale Fraser (1960) Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Neale Fraser (1961) Chuck McKinley / Dennis Ralston (1962) Rafael Osuna / Antonio Palafox (1963) Chuck McKinley / Dennis Ralston (1964) Chuck McKinley / Dennis Ralston (1965) Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Fred Stolle (1966) Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Fred Stolle (1967) John Newcombe
John Newcombe

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