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Ernest Browne

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Country (sports)  Ireland
Wimbledon  SF (1885)
Name  Ernest Browne

Ernest Browne
Full name  Ernest de Sylly Hamilton Browne
Died  13 April 1946(1946-04-13) (aged 90) Cheltenham, England
Highest ranking  No. 4 (1882, Karoly Mazak)

Ernest de Sylly Hamilton Browne (11 July 1855 – 13 April 1946, Cheltenham, England; also E. de S. H. Browne) was an Irish tennis player.

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Browne took part in the Wimbledon Championships between 1882 and 1885. In 1885 he reached the semifinals of the all-comers-competition, but lost to Ernest Renshaw. He won the Irish Championships in doubles (1882) and mixed doubles (1882, 1883) the Scottish Championships singles title three times from (1889-91). and the Welsh Championships singles title twice (1886-87).

He was ranked World No. 4 for 1882, 1883 and 1885 by Karoly Mazak.

Browne was a friend and mentor of Ernest and William Renshaw.


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