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Maurice Evans McLoughlin (January 7, 1890 – December 10, 1957) was an American tennis player. Known for his powerful serve and overhead volley, McLoughlin was the first male tennis champion from the western United States.[3]

Contents

1 Biography 2 Legacy 3 Grand Slam finals

3.1 Singles: (2 titles, 4 runner-up) 3.2 Doubles (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)

4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] He was born on January 7, 1890 in Carson City, Nevada.[3][4] At the U.S. Championships, he won the singles twice, 1912[5] and 1913, and the doubles three times with Thomas Bundy, 1912-1914. In 1913 he also became the first American to be a finalist in the singles at Wimbledon when he defeated Stanley Doust
Stanley Doust
in the final of the All-Comers tournament. He lost the Challenge Round in straight sets to defending champion Anthony Wilding.[6][7] The " California
California
Comet" was the World No. 1 player for 1914.[8] He married Helen Mears in 1918 and they had three children. He died on December 10, 1957 in Hermosa Beach, California.[3] Legacy[edit] In 1915 McLoughlin published an instructional tennis book titled ' Tennis
Tennis
As I Play It',[9] ghostwritten by Sinclair Lewis.[10] McLoughlin was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame
International Tennis Hall of Fame
in Newport, Rhode Island
Newport, Rhode Island
in 1957. Grand Slam finals[edit] Singles: (2 titles, 4 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Opponent Score

Runner-up 1911 U.S. Championships William Larned 4–6, 4–6, 2–6

Winner 1912 U.S. Championships Wallace F. Johnson 3–6, 2–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–2

Runner-up 1913 Wimbledon Anthony Wilding 6–8, 3–6, 8–10

Winner 1913 U.S. Championships Richard Norris Williams 6–4, 5–7, 6–3, 6–1

Runner-up 1914 U.S. Championships Richard Norris Williams 3–6, 6–8, 8–10

Runner-up 1915 U.S. Championships Bill Johnston 6–1, 0–6, 5–7, 8–10

Doubles (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1912 U.S. National Championships Grass Tom Bundy Raymond Little Gustave Touchard 3–6, 6–2, 6–1, 7–5

Winner 1913 U.S. National Championships Grass Tom Bundy John Strachan Clarence Griffin 6–4, 7–5, 6–1

Winner 1914 U.S. National Championships Grass Tom Bundy George Church Dean Mathey 6–4, 6–2, 6–4

Runner-up 1915 U.S. National Championships Grass Tom Bundy Clarence Griffin Bill Johnston 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 6–3, 3–6

Runner-up 1916 U.S. National Championships Grass Henry Ward Dawson Clarence Griffin Bill Johnston 4–6, 3–6, 7–5, 3–6

References[edit]

^ a b "Maurice McLoughlin: Career match record". thetennisbase.com. Tennis
Tennis
Base. Retrieved 3 November 2017.  ^ "Lawn Tennis". Auckland
Auckland
Star. Auckland, New Zealand. XLVI (91): 15. April 17, 1915. Retrieved July 5, 2013 – via PapersPast.  ^ a b c "' California
California
Comet,' Noted for Flashy Style, Helped Game to National Popularity. Maurice McLoughlin
Maurice McLoughlin
Dies at 67. U.S. Tennis Champion in '12-13". Associated Press
Associated Press
in the New York Times. December 12, 1957. Retrieved 2014-08-05. Maurice E. McLoughlin, tennis star in the early part of the century, died at his home last night after a short illness. He was 67 years old. He suffered a heart attack a week ago.  ^ "American Lawn Tennis". United States
United States
Lawn Tennis
Tennis
Association. 1931. Retrieved December 17, 2010. Maurice E. McLoughlin, born January 7, 1890; Melville H. Long, born October 18, 1889.  ^ "M'Loughlin is New Tennis
Tennis
Champion" (PDF). The New York Times. August 27, 1912.  ^ "Mc'Loughlin Beats Doust At Tennis". New York Times. July 2, 1913. Retrieved October 29, 2010. Maurice E. McLoughlin
Maurice E. McLoughlin
of San Francisco, the United States
United States
lawn tennis champion, by defeating to-day in three straight sets Stanley N. Doust, the Australasian Davis Cup
Davis Cup
Captain, in the final round of the all-England lawn tennis singles championship tournament, won the right to challenge A. F. Wilding
A. F. Wilding
of New Zealand, the title holder, and the match will be played here on Friday.  ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis
Tennis
(2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 417, 457, 477. ISBN 978-0942257700.  ^ Runyon, Damon (November 1914), "McLoughlin—The World's Greatest Tennis
Tennis
Player", Munsey's Magazine, 53 (11): 331–8  ^ McLoughlin, Maurice (1915). Tennis
Tennis
As I Play It. New York: George H. Doran.  ^ Pastore, Stephen R., Sinclair Lewis: A Descriptive Bibliography, New Haven, YALEbooks, 1997, pp.323–5.

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US Open men's singles champions

(1968) Arthur Ashe (1969) Rod Laver (1970) Ken Rosewall (1971) Stan Smith (1972) Ilie Năstase (1973) John Newcombe (1974) Jimmy Connors (1975) Manuel Orantes (1976) Jimmy Connors (1977) Guillermo Vilas (1978) Jimmy Connors (1979) John McEnroe (1980) John McEnroe (1981) John McEnroe (1982) Jimmy Connors (1983) Jimmy Connors (1984) John McEnroe (1985) Ivan Lendl (1986) Ivan Lendl (1987) Ivan Lendl (1988) Mats Wilander (1989) Boris Becker (1990) Pete Sampras (1991) Stefan Edberg (1992) Stefan Edberg (1993) Pete Sampras (1994) Andre Agassi (1995) Pete Sampras (1996) Pete Sampras (1997) Pat Rafter (1998) Pat Rafter (1999) Andre Agassi (2000) Marat Safin (2001) Lleyton Hewitt (2002) Pete Sampras (2003) Andy Roddick (2004) Roger Federer (2005) Roger Federer (2006) Roger Federer (2007) Roger Federer (2008) Roger Federer (2009) Juan Martín del Potro (2010) Rafael Nadal (2011) Novak Djokovic (2012) Andy Murray (2013) Rafael Nadal (2014) Marin Čilić (2015) Novak Djokovic (2016) Stan Wawrinka (2017) Rafael Nadal

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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
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
/ Tony Roche

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