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Eric Fromm (born June 27, 1958) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||June 27, 1958|
Queens, New York, USA
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 46 (20 June 1986)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||4R (1983)|
|Wimbledon||2R (1981, 1982)|
|US Open||2R (1982, 1983)|
|Highest ranking||No. 45 (2 January 1984)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||SF (1984)|
|US Open||2R (1979–82, 1984)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|French Open||2R (1981, 1984)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1981, 1983)|
|US Open||QF (1983)|
Perhaps Fromm's best result was reaching the Round of 16's of the French Open in 1983 in singles, where he lost in straight sets to #1 in the world Jimmy Connors and the semi-finals of the 1984 French Open doubles with Shlomo Glickstein of Israel, where they lost in five sets to Yannick Noah and Henri Leconte. Fromm's career highlights include a top 50 in the world ranking in singles and top 30 in the world in doubles and wins over Yannick Noah at Wimbledon and Pat Cash at the US Open. Fromm retired from the pro tour in 1986. Fromm was inducted into the Eastern Tennis Hall of Fame in 2016.
After pro tennisEdit
Fromm then completed his undergraduate degree at Columbia University and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. Fromm joined SPORTIME in 2002 as Managing Partner of the 8 indoor/outdoor court SPORTIME Harbor Island in Mamaroneck, NY and was promoted to the Executive Management Team of SPORTIME in 2007. Fromm became General Manager and Director of Tennis of the historic Orange Lawn Tennis Club in 2018.
Fromm raised his family in Chappaqua, NY with his wife, Lori, who is currently VP, Brand Sales of Time, Inc. Fromm has three grown children, a son Daniel, and two daughters, Carly and Alana. Fromm and his wife now reside in New Rochelle, NY.
Singles (1 loss)Edit
|Loss||0–1||1982||Stowe, United States||Hard||Jay Lapidus||4–6, 2–6|
- "Connors and Lloyd Reach Quarterfinals". Los Angeles Times. 30 May 1983. p. C4. Retrieved 23 August 2010.
- "EASTERN 2016 CLASS, HALL OF FAME". m.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-08-19.
- "Historic Orange Lawn Tennis Club Announces New Ownership Plans to Restore OLTC to Its Premier Stature and Beyond". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2018-08-19.
- Eric Fromm at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Eric Fromm at the International Tennis Federation
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