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Keith Gledhill (February 16, 1909 in Santa Barbara, California – June 2, 1999) was an American tennis player of the 1930s.

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Playing career

Gledhill attended Stanford University and in 1931, became the second Stanford player to win the NCAA Men's Singles Championship. In 1932, Gledhill and partner Joe Coughlin won the NCAA Doubles Championship.[1]

In Grand Slam events, Glenhill and partner Ellsworth Vines won the doubles championship at the U.S. Championships in 1932.[2] Six months later, Gledhill and Vines won the 1933 Australian Championships doubles title. In that tournament, Gledhill also recorded his highest Grand Slam singles finish, losing in the final to Jack Crawford.

Grand Slam finals

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Singles runner-up (1)

Year Tournament Opponent in Final Score in Final
1933 Australian Championships Flag of Australia.svg Jack Crawford 2–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–2

Men's doubles wins (2)

Year Tournament Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1932 U.S. Championships Flag of the United States.svg Ellsworth Vines Flag of the United States.svg Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn 10-8, 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
1933 Australian Championships Flag of the United States.svg Ellsworth Vines Flag of Australia.svg Jack Crawford / Gar Moon 6–4, 6–3, 6–2

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