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Frederick Hovey

Tennis player

Died when: 77 years 11 days
Star Sign: Libra

 

Frederick Hovey Frederick Howard Hovey (October 7, 1868 – October 18, 1945) was a male tennis player from the United States. Hovey won the NCAA men's singles championship in 1890 while attending Harvard University. In 1893 Hovey won the men's doubles title at the U.S. National Championships with his partner Clarence Hobart with a victory over Oliver Campbell and Robert Huntington. In 1895 he won the men's title at the U.S. National Championships after defeating Robert Wrenn in three straight sets in the Challenge Round. That same year Hovey was ranked No. 1 in the United States. In 1974, Hovey was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame posthumously.
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