Full name: Theodore Roosevelt Pell
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: March 12, 1879 in Yonkers, New York, United States
Died: August 18, 1967 in Sands Point, New York, United States
Affiliations: New York Lawn Tennis Club
Country: United States
Roosevelt Pell played out of New York and achieved a highest national ranking of fifth in singles, ranking in the top 10 five times between 1910-18. He was US Indoor Singles Champion in 1907, 1909, and 1911, and won the Indoor Doubles Title four times, in 1905, 1909, and 1911-12. His best performance at a Grand Slam came in 1915 when he reached the semi-finals of the US Championships at Newport. Pell won the New England Singles Championships from 1907-10. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1966. Pell was noted for his backhand.
Pell came from a well-known political family, as he was the cousin of Senator Claiborne Pell, and was the nephew of Duncan Pell, who was lieutenant-governor of Rhode Island from 1865-66. Pellâs godmother was Martha Roosevelt, President [Teddy Roosevelt]'s mother, for whom Theodore Roosevelt Pell was named. His late brother, Stephen H. P. Pell, rebuilt Fort Ticonderoga in upstate New York as a historic shrine.
|1912 Summer||33||Stockholm||Tennis||Men's Singles||United States||USA||9T|
|1912 Summer||33||Stockholm||Tennis||United States||USA||Round Four||Match #6||2||1912-07-01||Heyden (GER) 3, Pell (USA) 1||1|
|1912 Summer||33||Stockholm||Tennis||United States||USA||Round Three||Match #12||1||1912-06-29||Pell (USA) 3, Canet (FRA) 0||3|
|1912 Summer||33||Stockholm||Tennis||United States||USA||Round Two||Match #24||AC||Pell (USA) walkover|