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Bill Hoogs, Jr

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Country (sports)  United States
Name  Bill Jr.
French Open  4R (1965)
Role  Tennis Player
Wimbledon  2R (1963, 1966)
Died  1978
US Open  3R (1961)

William H. Hoogs Jr. (1940 - 1978) was a tennis player from the United States.

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Career

Hoogs formed a strong doubles combination at UC Berkeley with Jim McManus. The pair were doubles runners-up at the 1961 NCAA Championships.

Together with McManus, Hoogs won doubles titles at the 1961 National Hard Court Championships and the Canadian Open in 1962.

As a singles player, Hoogs notably reached the fourth round at the 1965 French Championships and only narrowly missed out on a spot in the quarter-finals, losing to Toomas Leius 7-9 in the fifth set.

Death

Hoogs had his leg amputated in 1968, after developing a malignant growth on his foot. The cancer claimed his life in 1978.

References

Bill Hoogs Jr. Wikipedia


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