INDUCTEES
 

Vic Seixas

Tennis

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Exceptional volleying ability with a thrashing topspin forehand

Played in the 5th longest singles match in tennis history taking nearly 4 hours (1966)

Won 15 major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles

Won 13 U.S. titles including Clay Court Singles (1953, 1957), Hard Court Doubles (1948), and Indoor Doubles (1955)

One of the few to win national titles on all four surfaces

2 time Italian Open Mixed Doubles Champion (1953, 1954)

7 time participant in the Davis Cup with Team USA (1951-57)

Served as captain of the USA Davis Cup Team (1952, 1957, 1964)

Accumulated a career Davis Cup Record of 38-17

Member of the Davis Cup Champion Team USA (1954)

Australian Championships

  • 1 time Doubles Champion (1955)

French Open

  • 1 time Singles Finalist (1953)
  • 2 time Doubles Champion (1954-55)
  • 1 time Mixed Doubles Champion (1953)

Winbledon Championships

  • 1 time Singles Champion (1953)
  • 2 time Doubles Finalist (1952, 1954)
  • 4 time Mixed Doubles Champion (1953-56)

Set Wimbledon record by winning 4 consecutive Mixed Doubles Championships (1953-56)

U.S. Championships

  • 3 time Singles Finalist (1951, 1953-54)
  • 1 time Singles Champion (1954)
  • 3 time Doubles Finalist (1952, 1954, 1956)
  • 2 times Doubles Champion (1952, 1954)
  • 3 time Mixed Doubles Champion (1953-55)

Holds the U.S. Championships / Open record for Most Successive Tournaments Played with 24 (1946-69)

Current rank on the U.S. Championships / Open Career Leaders

  • 1st in Tournaments Played [28]
  • 2nd in Matches Played [102]
  • 3rd in Matches Won [75]

13 times ranked in the U.S. Top 10 (1942, 1948, 1950-59, 1966)

3 times achieved a U.S. #1 ranking (1951, 1954, 1957)

Set a U.S. longevity record of a 24 year span between his first and last entries in the U.S. Top 10 rankings

Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame (1971)

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Class VII (2010)

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