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William T. Tilden
Birth: Feb. 10, 1893
Death: Jun. 5, 1953

Professional Tennis Player. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was nicknamed "Big Bill" and is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. During the coarse of his career he was ranked as the number one player in the world. He won 14 Majors titles including ten Grand Slams, four Pro Slams and won the Men's Singles tennis championship for six consecutive years (1920-26). During his 18 year amateur period of (1912-30), he won 138 of 192 tournaments and had a match record of 907 wins, 62 loss, with a winning percentage of 93.6 percent. He died at age 60 in Los Angeles, California and was posthumously inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1959. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Tatem Tilden (1855 - 1915)
  Selina Hey Tilden (1857 - 1911)
 
Burial:
Ivy Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section D
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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William T. Tilden
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