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Vic Seixas

Victor + Tennis Player + Pilot
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Born Aug 30, 1923
Age 90
Hometown Philadelphia, Pen...

Elias Victor Seixas, Jr. is an American former tennis player. Seixas was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of Portuguese Sephardi Jewish ancestry. After serving in World War II, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), where he was a member of Alpha Sigma of the Chi Psi fraternity. He graduated in 1949, the same year that UNC awarded him the Patterson Medal in athletics. Thirteen times he was ranked in the Top Ten in the U.S.… Read More

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  • Wimbledon Men's Champions
    Fox News - Jul 07, 2013
  • Open Ing Salvo Of Tennis Showcase
    Forward - Aug 28, 2012
  • Roger Maris Belongs In Baseball Hall Of Fame Florida Times Union (Blog)
    Google News - Jul 22, 2011
  • Hall Of Fame Championships Journal: Exhibition Match A Hit At Newport Providence Journal
    Google News - Jul 11, 2011

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1923 Birth Born on August 30, 1923.

TEENAGE

1942 18 Years Old Thirteen times he was ranked in the Top Ten in the U.S. between 1942 and 1966.

TWENTIES

1951 27 Years Old In 1951 Seixas was ranked No. 4 in the world, two spots below Dick Savitt, while he was No. 1 in the U.S. ranking, one spot ahead of Savitt.
In 1953, Seixas was ranked No. 3 in the world, his high point. … Read More
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