Jack Cummings (tennis)

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Jack Cummings
Regnar Olaf Cummings 1928.jpg
Full nameRegner Olaf Cummings
Country (sports) Australia
Born8 May 1901
Wellington, New South Wales
Died22 January 1972(1972-01-22) (aged 70)
Sydney, New South Wales
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenF (1928)
Wimbledon1R (1928)
US Open2R (1928)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1929, 1930, 1933)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1935)

Regner Olaf "Jack" Cummings (8 May 1901 – 22 January 1972) was an Australian tennis player.

Cummings finished runner-up to Jean Borotra at the Australian Championships, the future Australian Open, in 1928.[1] He also reached the semifinals in 1931 and the quarterfinals in 1930. Cummings won the Queensland Championships in 1926 and 1930.

Cummings turned professional in late 1935.[2][3]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1928 Australian Championships Grass France Jean Borotra 4–6, 1–6, 6–4, 7–5, 3–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of the Australian Open – the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific". australianopen.com. Archived from the original on 25 May 2009. Retrieved 28 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Two tennis professionals". The Argus (27, 826). 25 October 1935. p. 13 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Qld. Pro's. shock attack defeats Cochet". Truth (1861). Brisbane. 24 November 1935. p. 8 – via National Library of Australia.

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