Biography of Jack Cramer

Biography of Jack Cramer


Jack Kramer is an American tennis player, was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. At birth in the biography of Jack Kramer was given the name John Albert Kramer.

The athlete was an excellent tennis player in high school. Kramer and Frederick Schroeder won the US doubles championship in 1940, and then again in 1941. From 1942 to 1946 during World War II, Jack served in the Coast Guard. However, he continued to participate in tennis competitions. In 1943, Kramer won the national pair title, speaking along with Frank Parker.

In 1946-1947 the athlete led the national team to victory in the Davis Cup. Then he won the US championship in doubles and singles, the British championship. In 1947, Kramer started professional tennis. After that, he won a single title of the US championship, a single title of the world championship. Also in the biography of Jack Kramer in 1949 was won a victory in the world championship in doubles with Bobby Riggs. In 1952, Kramer began to promote professional tennis competitions. However, in 1954 he left the sport.



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Biography of Jack Cramer