Full name: Theodore Roosevelt Pell
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
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 5th in singles. 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. Pell’s godmother was Martha Roosevelt, President Teddy Roosevelt’s mother, for whom Theodore Roosevelt Pell was named. His late brother, S. 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|