Elwood Cooke
Elwood Cooke
  • Ranked in top 10 U.S. singles in 1938 (7), 1939 (6), 1940 (9), and 1945 (4).
  • Wimbledon singles runner-up in 1939 to Robert Riggs.
  • Wimbledon doubles champion in 1939 with Robert Riggs.
  • U.S. Indoor Doubles Champion with Robert Riggs in 1940.
  • Oregon State Singles champion in 1936 over Sam Lee.
  • Pacific Northwest Sectional Singles Champion 1935 and 1936.
  • Pacific Northwest Sectional Singles ranking No. 2 in 1935, No. 1 in 1936
  • Oregon State Doubles Champion with Wayne Sabin in 1935 and with Sam Lee in 1936.
  • The 1935 win was over Newton and Bennett who had just won the National Intercollegiate Doubles title.
  • Pacific Northwest Sectional Doubles Champion with Wayne Sabin in 1935.
    PNW Doubles Ranking No. 1 in 1935 with Don Lewis.

Honors

  • Member of USTA/PNW Hall of Fame

Framed picture of Elwood on display at the Irvington Club.

Document Source: Sam Lee, 1995