Jack Kramer

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Birthday
1, 1921
Birthplace
Las Vegas, NV
Death Date
Sep 12, 2009 (88)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1921
Birthplace
Las Vegas, NV
Death Date
Sep 12, 2009 (88)

About

World No. 1 tennis player for much of the 1940s; considered one of the best to ever play the sport.

Before Fame

He gave up playing basketball after watching Ellsworth Vine play.

Trivia

He came out with his own line of Jack Kramer Autograph tennis rackets, which were best sellers for more than 30 years.

Family Life

He fathered five sons with his wife, Gloria.

Associated With

He lost a match in the junior leagues to Arthur Marx, the son of Groucho Marx.