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Edward L. Hall

Edward L. Hall

American tennis player
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Occupations Tennis player
Countries United States of America
Gender male
Birth March 17, 1872
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Biography

Edward Ludlow "Eddie" Hall (March 17, 1872 – 1932) was an American tennis player who was active at the end of the 19th century. He was also an uncle of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Career

In 1892 he reached the men's doubles final at the U.S. National Championships together with his elder brother Valentine Gill Hall III (1867—1934). They lost the final, played at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, to Oliver Campbell and Bob Huntington in four sets. Hall reached the semifinals in the singles and the quarterfinals the year before.

Together with his brother he won the National Eastern Doubles Championships in 1892. In July 1892 Eddie defeated his brother Valentine in the final of the Southampton tournament in New York. In August 1892 Hall won the Nahant tournament with eight victories and one defeat.

Eddie won the Southern championship in 1891, 1892, and 1893.

Grand Slam doubles finals

Runners-up (3)

Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1892 U.S. Championships United States Valentine Hall United States Oliver Campbell
United States Bob Huntington
6–4, 6–2, 4–6, 6–3

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