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The Joseph R. Hunt Court

 
 
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By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
1. The Joseph R. Hunt Court Marker
Inscription.
Joe Hunt transferred to the Navy Academy after having already won an intercollegiate national title in doubles (1938) while attending USC. A member of the U.S. Davis Cup team in 1939, Hunt won the intercollegiate national title in singles in 1941 as a Midshipman. After graduation (Dec. 1941), he went on to win the 1943 US National Singles Championship and became both the No. 1 ranked tennis player in the country and the No. 5 player in the world. Tragically, Hunt lost his life in service to our country in 1945. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1966 and the Intercollegiate Tennis Hall of Fame in 1986.

This court is dedicated to the memory and service of the most accomplished tennis player in U.S. Naval Academy history.
Dedicated
September 27, 2015

 
Erected 2015 by United States Naval Academy.
 
Location. 38° 58.734′ N, 76° 29.058′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Cooper Road north of King George Street. Touch for map. On the grounds of the United States Naval Academy. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Blake Road, Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
2. The Joseph R. Hunt Court Marker
distance of this marker. The Navy Mascot (a few steps from this marker); N* (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Naval Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commodore John Barry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Commodore John Barry (about 700 feet away); 75mm. Howitzer (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Also see . . .  Joe Hunt. (Submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Categories. EducationSportsWar, World II
 
The Joseph R. Hunt Court image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
3. The Joseph R. Hunt Court
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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