George Sheldon (tennis)
|Full name||George Preston Sheldon, Jr.|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||November 19, 1876|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||QF (1896)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||W (1897, 1898)|
George Preston Sheldon, Jr., born November 19, 1876, was an American tennis player who as active at the end of the 19th century. He won two men's doubles titles at the U.S. National Championships tennis at the Newport Casino together with Leo Ware.
In 1897 he reached the semifinals of the Western Championships and Canadian Championships. He played intercollegiate tennis and ice hockey for Yale.
Grand Slam finals
Doubles (2 titles, 1 runner-up)
|Winner||1897||U.S. Championships||Grass||Leo Ware|| Harold Mahony
|11–13, 6–2, 9–7, 1–6, 6–1|
|Winner||1898||U.S. Championships||Grass||Leo Ware|| Holcombe Ward
|1–6, 7–5, 6–4, 4–6, 7–5|
|Runner-up||1899||U.S. Championships||Grass||Leo Ware|| Holcombe Ward
Dwight F. Davis
|4–6, 4–6, 3–6|
- Birthdate sourced from Brian Pendleton And His Descendants, 1599–1910, compiled by Everett Hall Pendleton, 1911.
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