Frank Froehling

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Frank Froehling
Full nameFrank Arthur Froehling III
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceIslamorada, Florida
Born(1942-05-19)May 19, 1942
San Diego, California, United States
DiedJanuary 23, 2020(2020-01-23) (aged 77)
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) [1]
Turned pro1968 (amateur from 1958)
Highest rankingNo. 6 (1963, Lance Tingay)[2]
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenSF (1971)
WimbledonQF (1963)
US OpenF (1963)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US OpenF (1965)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenSF (1973)
WimbledonSF (1964)
US OpenF (1962, 1965)

Frank Arthur Froehling III (May 19, 1942 – January 23, 2020) was an American tennis player.

During his college career at Trinity University Froehling recorded 46-5 in singles matches and won nine singles titles. He was also runner-up at U.S. National Tennis Championships in 1963 (where he beat Roy Emerson before losing to Rafael Osuna). That year Froehling was ranked world No. 6 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[2] In 1971 Froehling reached the French Open semifinals (beating Arthur Ashe before losing to Ilie Năstase).

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles (1 runner–up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1963 U.S. Championships Grass Mexico Rafael Osuna 5–7, 4–6, 2–6

Doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1965 U.S. Championships Grass United States Charles Pasarell Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Fred Stolle
4–6, 12–10, 5–7, 3–6

Mixed Doubles: (2 runner-ups)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1962 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Lesley Turner Australia Margaret Smith
Australia Fred Stolle
5–7, 2–6
Loss 1965 U.S. Championships Grass Australia Judy Tegart Australia Margaret Smith
Australia Fred Stolle
2–6, 2–6


  1. ^ "Frank Froehling". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  2. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 427.

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