| Brian Ivan Cobb Norton|
| F (1921)|
| 10 October 1899
Robben Island, South Africa (1899-10-10) |
16 July 1956(1956-07-16) (aged 56)
Santa Clara, CA, USA
No. 7 (1921, A. Wallis Myers)
Harnessing Solar Heat, Solar Energy Thermal Technology
Brian Norton Wikipedia
Brian Ivan Cobb Norton (10 October 1899 – 16 July 1956), nicknamed "Babe", was a South African male tennis player. He was born in Cape Province, South Africa, and died in Santa Clara, California, United States. He was runner-up to Bill Tilden in the 1921 Wimbledon Championships final, and won the 1923 U.S. National Championships doubles, alongside Tilden.
He competed in the singles and doubles events at the 1920 Summer Olympics. Norton was ranked World No. 7 by A. Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph in 1921 and 1922.
In 1921 he won the singles title at the South of England Championships after a five-set victory in the final against Mohammed Sleem.