This article is about the tennis player. For other people named Flam, see Flam (disambiguation).

Herbert ("Herbie") Flam (November 7, 1928 – November 25, 1980) was an American tennis player who in 1957 was ranked by Lance Tingay as the World No. 4 amateur (and World No. 5 by Adrian Quist).[1][2] He was inducted into the International Tennis Association Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987,[3] inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1992, and inducted into the University of California at Los Angeles Hall of Fame in 2006.[4]

Grand Slam finals

Singles (2 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1957 French Championships Clay Sweden Sven Davidson 3–6, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 1950 U.S. National Championships Grass United States Art Larsen 3–6, 6–4, 7–5, 4–6, 3–6

References

  1. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 427.
  2. ^ "Times Have Changed, Says Adrian Quist", The Sydney Morning Herald, 27th October 1957.
  3. ^ ITA Men's Hall of Fame
  4. ^ Herb Flam Inducted Into UCLA Athletics Hall Of Fame