Frank Froehling

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Frank Froehling
Full name Frank Arthur Froehling III
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Islamorada, Florida
Born (1942-05-19) May 19, 1942 (age 76)
San Diego, California, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) [1]
Turned pro 1968 (amateur tour from 1958)
Retired 1973
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Highest ranking No. 6 (1963, Lance Tingay)[2]
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open SF (1971)
Wimbledon QF (1963)
US Open F (1963)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open F (1965)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open SF (1973)
Wimbledon SF (1964)
US Open F (1962, 1965)

Frank Froehling (born May 19, 1942) is an American former tennis player.

During his college career at Trinity University Froehling recorded 46-5 in singles matches and won nine singles titles. He was also runner-up at U.S. National Tennis Championships in 1963 (where he beat Roy Emerson before losing to Rafael Osuna).[3] That year Froehling was ranked World No. 6 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[2] In 1971 Froehling reached the French Open semi finals (beating Arthur Ashe before losing to Ilie Nastase).[4]

Grand Slam finals

Singles (1 runner–up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1963 U.S. Championships Grass Mexico Rafael Osuna 5–7, 4–6, 2–6

Doubles (1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1965 U.S. Championships Grass United States Charles Pasarell Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Fred Stolle
4–6, 12–10, 5–7, 3–6

Mixed Doubles: (2 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1962 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Lesley Turner United States Margaret Smith
Australia Fred Stolle
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 1965 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Judy Tegart Australia Margaret Smith
Australia Fred Stolle
2–6, 2–6

References

  1. ^ "Frank Froehling". atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 427.
  3. ^ "U.S. Open 1963". www.tennis.co.nf. 
  4. ^ "French Open 1971". www.tennis.co.nf. 

External links


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