Beals Wright


Beals Wright

Beals Coleman Wright (born on December 19, 1879 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States – died on August 23, 1961 in Alton, Illinois) was an American male tennis player.

Beals is the son of Cincinnati Red Stockings great George Wright and nephew of Cincinnati Red Stockings team founder Harry Wright.

He played at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics and won two gold medals. He also won three consecutive singles titles (1904–1906) at the tournament now known as the Cincinnati Masters, and reached the doubles final (with Edgar Leonard) in 1904.

He was inducted in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1956.

Grand Slam record

U.S. Championships

*Singles champion: 1905
*Singles finalist: 1901, 1906, 1908
*Doubles champion: 1904, 1905, 1906
*Doubles finalist: 1901, 1908, 1918


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