American Tennis Player E. Victor Seixas Jr

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Victor Seixas Jr

Elias Victor Seixas, Jr was born on 30th August, 1923 and is a known former tennis player hailing from US. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was selected as the US top ten tennis player 10 times during 1942 to 1966. !951 was the year when he was ranked at World’s no.4 until reaching the zenith of his career at world’s No.3 in 1953. Seixas had a long tennis career in which he bagged in many singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles however his career was disturbed in between due to World War II as he also served in the US Air Forces as a pilot.

To mention on his best singles titles he won the Wimbledon in the year 1953 against Kurt Nielson and the US Open in 1954 against Rex Hartwig. He also bagged in several men’s doubles and mixed doubles titles including four consecutive mixed doubles titles at the Wimbledon from 1953 to 1956, The US National championship mixed doubles titles for a continuous three years from 1953 to 1955. He was also crowned the US National Mixed doubles title in 1952 and 1954 along with the French Open Doubles in 1953. He also won the Australian Open Doubles in the year 1955. Seixas is also presently known as the oldest living tennis male player to have won Grand Slam singles titles. Seixas has also won the Davis cup against Australia in 1954 and is the fifth player to have played the most matches in the Davis cup. Seixas name was inducted in the International Tennis hall of Fame in the year 1971.