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John Albert Kramer
Jack-Kramer-Tennis
Country: United States USA
Biographical Information
Born: 1 August 1921 - died 12 September, 2009
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Residence: Bel Air, Los Angeles
Physical Information
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft 2 in
Turned pro: Turned pro
Tennis Information
Plays: Right-handed
Career prize money: US-
Singles
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Grand Slam results
Australian Open: -
French Open: -
Wimbledon: W (1947)
US Open: W (1946, 1947)
Other tournaments
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Olympic Games: -
Doubles
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Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open: -
French Open: -
Wimbledon: W (1946, 1947)
US Open: W (1940, 1941, 1943, 1947)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games: -
Last updated on: 17 August, 2011.

John Albert Kramer (also known as Jack Kramer) was an American tennis player and promoter born August 1, 1921, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. He won the Wimbledon singles (1947) and men's doubles (1946–47), the U.S. singles (1946–47), men's doubles (1940–41, 1943, 1947), and mixed doubles (1941) and was on the winning Davis Cup team in 1946. He played professional tennis from 1947 to 1952 and was instrumental in promoting open tennis, in which amateurs competed with professionals in major tournaments. He helped establish the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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