Oliver Campbell

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Birthday
25, 1871
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jul 11, 1953 (82)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1871
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jul 11, 1953 (82)

About

Former tennis star who won the U.S. Open three straight years from 1890 to 1892. He became a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1955.

Before Fame

He won the men's title at the U.S. National Championships in 1888, when he was just 17 years old.

Trivia

He captured doubles titles at the U.S. Open in 1888, 1891 and 1892.

Family Life

Grew up in Brooklyn, New York.

Associated With

He was the youngest player to win a U.S. singles title at 19 years, 6 months and 9 days. His record was broken a century later by the great Pete Sampras, who won the 1990 U.S. Open at 19 years and 28 days old.